The dutch Progress Report 'Enterprise Policy at Full Speed' announced that a strengthening of the link between societal challenges and the Top Sectors ("Agri & Food, Life Sciences & Health, Water, High Tech Systems & Materials, Logistics, Creative Industry, Horticulture & Propagation Materials, Energy and Chemicals") will be one of the priorities in the period ahead. The alignment with Horizon 2020 plays an essential role in this given the reat importance of this programme for research and innovation policy, both nationally and internationally.
This publication describes the way in which the Top Sectors currently address the Horizon 2020 societal challenges. The description is organised in accordance with the themes of Horizon 2020. The research and innovation activities in the Netherlands that do not fall under the scope of the Top Sectors are not included in this publication.