The Research Funding and Research Performing Organisations that make up Science Europe share... read more
Science Europe will be informed and supported in its activities by six Scientific Committees, composed of highly authoritative academics.... read more
Science Europe is an association of European Research Funding Organisations (RFO) and Research Performing Organisations (RPO), based in Brussels. Its founding General Assembly took place in Berlin in October 2011.
Science Europe promotes the collective interests of the Research Funding and Research Performing Organisations of Europe. It supports its Member Organisations in their efforts to foster European research. It will strengthen the European Research Area (ERA) through its direct engagement with key partners. In doing so it will be informed by direct representation of all scientific communities in its reflections on policies, priorities and strategies.
It works and partners with other entities such as the European Universities, the European Academies, the European Scientific Intergovernmental Organisations and the European Commission to develop a coherent and inclusive ERA... read more
(19 May 2015) Science Europe welcomes the recent announcement by the European Commission of its intention to put in place a Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) to ensure provision of independent scientific advice. read more
(27 April 2015) At its General Assembly meeting in Vienna on 15 April, Science Europe’s members - comprising 50 major public research organisations in Europe - adopted four new common principles on Open Access Publisher Services. read more.
(22 April 2015) Science Europe welcomes the decision by the European Parliament’s Committees on Industry, Energy and Research (ITRE), Budget (BUDG) and Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) to protect the Horizon 2020 budget from a proposal to reallocate part of its funds for the EFSI plan. read more
(19 March 2015) Today Science Europe is expressing its support for the growing number of calls from the scientific community – including its own Member Organisations – to preserve Horizon 2020, and in particular European Research Council (ERC), budgets. read more
(4 March 2015) Science Europe's Scientific Committees for Medical Sciences and Life, Environmental and Geo Sciences have signed a joint statement supporting the European Directive 2010/63/EU (“Directive”) on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes..read more
(24 February 2015) A newly-released Opinion Paper by Science Europe’s Scientific Committee for Engineering and Technical Sciences is a novel contribution to the debate on innovation. The Opinion Paper, written as a manifesto for research-based innovation, calls for the research system and the innovation system to be..read more
(23 January 2015) Today CESAER, EARTO, EUA, LERU and Science Europe, members of the European Research Area Stakeholders Platform, are expressing their great concern regarding the European Commission’s proposed regulation for the new European Fund for Strategic Investments read more
(15 December 2014) Science Europe’s Scientific Committee on Life, Environmental and Geo Sciences has published a new Opinion Paper, entitled, ‘The Importance of International Collaboration for Fostering Frontier Research’. read more
(11 December 2014) Science Europe calls on the institutions and Member States of the European Union to safeguard Horizon 2020, the EU’s programme for research and innovation. read more
(8 December 2014) The SE Medical Sciences Committee has collaborated with Cancer Research UK, the European Public Health Alliance, the European Patients' Forum, the Federation of European Academies of Medicine, the Wellcome Trust and the British Heart Foundation to create a European Data in Health Research Alliance. See the website here.
(7 November 2014) Just published: Position Statement on Priority One of the 2012 ERA Communication: 'More Effective National Research Systems' - See also the Press Release: '‘The Diversity and Richness of the Different European Research Systems are a Strength’, says Science Europe
(24 February 2015) New Opinion Paper of the Engineering Sciences Committee on ‘Empowering Researchers to Provide Societal Value: Towards Innovation Communities that Leverage Excellence-focused Research’.
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