PA 7 Knowledge society focuses its work on 6 Actions which are implemented through numerous projects:

1.     To promote coordination of national, regional and EU funds to stimulate excellence in R&I, in research areas specific for Danube Region

2.     To promote participation of Danube countries in EU R&I Programmes, in particular in Horizon Europe

3.     To strengthen cooperation among universities, research organisations and SMEs in the Danube Region

4.     To increase awareness and visibility of science and innovation in the Danube Region

5.     To support exchange of information and experience sharing for the purpose of preparation of future strategic R&I documents applicable in the new programming period

6.     To promote horizontal cooperation in science and technology across all PAs and other MRS

Exemplary projects are

·       DRRIF – Danube Region Research and Innovation Fund

·      DREAM – Danube River REsearch And Management …from Basic Research to Knowledge Society

·      Danube:Future – A sustainable future for the Danube River Basin as a challenge for the interdisciplinary humanities

·      DANUBIUS – Danube International Centre for Advanced Studies for River-Delta-Sea Systems

·      HINO  – Health Impact of Nanotechnology

·      INTVET – Introduction of Elements of Vocational Education and Training in Slovak Republic

·      DO-IT  – Danube Open Innovative Technologies