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News EIPWater2016 main outcome: The Leeuwarden declaration

The Leeuwarden declaration presents key findings and a European innovation action agenda that address the urgent need to accelerate the development and uptake of innovation - i.e. innovative approaches, technology and governance - in the European water sector; it was proclaimed on 10 February 2016 at the 3rd conference of the EIP Water in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.

The declaration contains a series of key findings related to eight main topics of the conference and presents a corresponding set of Recommended Actions – a European Innovation Action Agenda – by the participants. It calls upon European governments, research institutions and universities, the private sector, industry, development and investment banks, donors, river basin organizations, water and energy/gas associations, multi- and bilateral institutions, community-based organizations, local and regional authorities and all other stakeholders to commit to the actions and recommendations of the declaration in order to accelerate innovation development in the water sector and removal of innovation barriers in Europe and beyond.

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Geographical coverage Netherlands,
News date 23/02/2016
Working language(s) ENGLISH