PENTA is guided by the Electronic Components & Systems (ECS) Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).

Based on the feedback provided by EFECS 2020 participants, the final version of the new 2021 Electronic Components & Systems (ECS) Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) has been published by the three Industry Associations AENEAS, ARTEMIS-IA and EPoSS on 12 January 2020 during the ECS Brokerage Event 2021, an event co-organised by the Associations. This year, a major revision of the ECS-SRIA was conducted with the goal of improving alignment in the community to help collaboration along the European value chains and value networks. System of Systems.

For the 2021 PENTA and EURIPIDES² Call, projects can be submitted in all areas of the SRIA. However, as some countries have specific priorities in terms of funding criteria, project managers and partners are strongly urged to review their Project Ideas with the Public Authorities concerned at an early stage to ensure that there is close alignment between the project goal and national priorities.

This ECS-SRIA 2021 drives the PENTA and  EURIPIDES² programmes in the following focus areas: