English

Europe faces challenges in creating an integrated European Research Area. This article focuses on the use of research evaluations in a framework where knowledge production processes are changing and increasingly take place within inter-, multi-, and transdisciplinary settings. European research policies and instruments such as the Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development and the recently established European Research Council are discussed in view of new knowledge production processes and evaluation practices. The article concludes with an explanation of the need to rethink evaluation approaches in the European Research Area.

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