ERA-NET stands for European Research Area Network. It is a scheme that promotes the cooperation and coordination of research activities carried out at the national or regional level in the EU Member States and Associated States.
ERA-NET is a system of cross-national collaboration that brings together national research funders (governments, institutions or individuals), and researchers.
This is done via:
The aim of the scheme is to improve the coherence and coordination across Europe of research programmes in the European Research Area. ERA-NET also enables national systems to take on tasks collectively that they would not have been able to tackle independently.
Read more about ERA-NET here.