Recital 126*

Commission proposal

(126) Scientific research for the purposes of this Regulation should include fundamental research, applied research, and privately funded research and in addition should take into account the Union’s objective under Article 179(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union of achieving a European Research Area.

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EDRi’s proposed amendment

(126) Scientific research for the purposes of this Regulation should include fundamental research, applied research, and privately funded research in the meaning of Article 13 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and in addition should take into account the Union’s objective under Article 179(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union of achieving a European Research Area. It should not include market research.

Justification

It should be clarified that the research exemption is meant for research in a strict sense, and not for market research.

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