Delivering impact - the main goal of Horizon 2020

Since Jean-Claude Juncker took over the reins of the European Commission, impact has become an absolute political necessity in order to deliver concrete results for citizens, says Rosalinde van der Vlies, head of the Evaluation unit at the European Commission’s research and innovation directorate, DG RTD. Juncker made a commitment to “show citizens how we are spending [their] money” she said.