These initiatives address key societal challenges such as climate change, energy and food security, and healthy aging, which cannot be solved at the national level alone. They are designed to pool the limited resources for research and developmentand leverage complementary expertise
for the Joint Programming Initiatives largely comes from the participating Member States. The European Commission supports the establishment of organisational structures for individual initiatives in the form of Coordination and Support Actions (CSA).
The 10 Joint Programming Initiatives
JPI Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (Austria does not participate)
JPI The Microbial Challenge – An Emerging Threat to Human Health (Austria does not participate)