PRORA was created in 1989 with the Italian Decree 184 with the objective of stimulating the development of infrastructure and skills for research in the field of aerospace, a sector considered as strategically important on the national and international levels.
The National Operational Programme (NOP) is the instrument through which Italy implements the Cohesion Policy of the European Union in favour of disadvantaged geographical areas. The Programme, managed by MIUR, is implemented through the EU Structural and Investment Funds aimed at strengthening the
The instrument that identifies strategies and priorities for Italy’s research system is the National Research Programme (NRP). The goal is to ensure the coordination of research with other national policies and to align the Country with the strategic vision at European level, while promoting the
Analyses of the situation in the area of science and economy covered by the Programme found out:
There is an opportunity to increase the efficiency of research results in practice especially with regarding to the fact that the projects carried out by individual research units have a narrow range
INNOTECH is a support programme of science and enterprise in the implementation of innovative projects in various fields of science and industries, with particular reference to the area of advanced technologies.
There was a need of increase of the share of high-tech products in the income structure
The National Operational Programme for "Research and Competitiveness" 2007-2013 (NOP for R&C) is Italy's means of contributing towards the development of a European Union Cohesion Policy for Italy's least-favoured regions. In this regard, Italy and the European Union have agreed that a significant
The Highways Agency, established in 1994, is an executive agency of the Department for Transport. The Secretary of State for Transport is responsible for overall Government policy on motorways and trunk roads in England and determining the strategic framework and the financial resources within which
Most aviation research of interest tothe Department is carried out by other organisations, often ininternational fora. There are few substantial aviation researchprojects commissioned exclusively by DfT. The Department has,however, commissioned a small number of research projects addressingissues of
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) was established in 1998, to integrate the services provided by the two former Agencies: the Coastguard Agency and Marine Safety Agency. MCA’s research programme aims to:
provide a robust evidence base to underpin MCA work;
identify the need for or reinforce