La Investment line 1.4 - Centers Nationals (CN) promotes the strengthening of research structures and the creation of 5 National Centers "national champions" of R&D on some Key Enabling Technologies.

The centres, organized into foundations or consortia according to a Hub&Spoke type governance structure, are dedicated to the creation and development of frontier research programs and activities relating to technological fields consistent with the priorities of the Union's Strategic Research Agenda European Union and with the contents of the National Research Plan 2021-2027.

The intervention, which also involves the involvement of private entities, encourages the creation of entrepreneurial initiatives with high technological content and the valorisation of research results. (Duration 2022-2026)

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