Science Europe

Policy at Science Europe

The Research Funding and Research Performing Organisations that make up Science Europe share...
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Science Europe is fully funded by its Member Organisations, which are Research Funding and Research Performing Organisations within European countries...
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About Us

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


(18 December 2015) Vote by European Parliament on data protection welcomed by research community... read more

(9 December 2015) Science Europe welcomes the European Commission’s position on Text and Data (Content) Mining in its new Communication ‘Towards a modern, more European copyright framework’, released today... read more

(1 December 2015) Science Europe publishes a comprehensive review of developments in research integrity across Europe and the US... read more

(20 November 2015) Science Europe has a new President and new Governing Board... read more

(2 November 2015) Science Europe welcomes and supports the ‘Science4Refugees’ initiative that the European Commission recently launched... read more

(30 October 2015) Science Europe Response to the European Commission's Consultation on Simplification in Horizon 2020... read more


(14 January 2016) The new survey report 'Strategic Priorities, Funding and Pan-European Co-operation for Research Infrastructures in Europe' is out... read more