Universities Scotland has responded to the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee inquiry on European Structural and Investment Funds.
You can read our submission here.
Our submission outlines how our members interact with current European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) across a number of activities, including innovation and skills development, to contribute to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. We argue that the successor to ESIF should continue to have a focus on supporting economic growth and social cohesion, operating at a local level. HEIs should play an important role in the ESIF successor to achieve these outcomes.