Framework Contract for Studies in the Area of European Competitiveness in the Context of the European Semester

The purpose of this Framework Contract is to provide studies centered on EU integration trends, impacts, as well as the competitiveness of firms, industries and EU economies. These studies will be used mainly for assessments of integration and competitiveness developments in the context of the European Semester as well as for reporting and monitoring purposes. The ESRI research team is part of an European Research Consortium which includes 17 leading research organisations co-ordinated by the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO). This research is funded by the European Commission.