08/05/2013 Science and Personal Data: Reconciling the Protection of Individual Rights to Privacy with the Needs of Scientific Research
(Brussels, 8 May 2013) With the EU institutions currently debating the proposal for an EU Regulation on data protection, Science Europe has just released a Position Statement highlighting the need to reconcile the protection of individual rights to privacy with the safe processing of personal data for scientific research... read more
Full text of Science Europe Position Statement on the Proposed European General Data Protection Regulation
Full text of the Medical Sciences Committee Opinion Paper: The Benefits of Personal Data Processing for Medical Sciences in the Context of Protection of Patient Privacy and Safety
29/04/2013 Increasing Access to Science Results: Science Europe Adopts Principles - Press Release
For the first time since the debate on Open Access to scientific publication has taken off, the major European Research Funding and Performing Organisations have agreed on a common set of ‘Principles’ that should guide the transition to Open Access to research publications... read more
24/04/2013 Science Europe announces the launch of its Scientific Committee for Medical Sciences - Press Release
Science Europe is pleased to announce the launch of its Scientific Committee for Medical Sciences, composed of 13 highly-qualified European academics representing a broad range of disciplines in biomedical research... read more
Full list of the Medical Committee's Members.
21/01/2013 The Essential Role of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020 - Press Release
With the future EU budget for research still under negotiation, Science Europe has released a Position Statement with recommendations on the importance of the appropriate inclusion of social sciences and humanities within Horizon 2020, the dedicated research and innovation programme... read more
22/11/2012 Science Europe held its One-year Anniversary celebration
On 22 November 2012 Science Europe celebrated its first anniversary in a joint evening reception with the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Brussels. Participants included several representatives from the European Commission and members from other stakeholder organisations.
See also a photo gallery from the reception.
14/11/2012 Science Europe Calls on EU Leaders to Safeguard Europe’s Future by Protecting its Research and Innovation Budget - Press Release
Ahead of the EU summit on 22 and 23 November devoted to the European budget for the next seven years, Science Europe has issued a Position Statement calling for adequate funding for research and innovation at European level... read more
22/10/2012 Open Access to Publications and Research Integrity: Keys to Research Excellence
in Europe and Globally - Press Release
Open Access to scientific publications and good practices in research (Research Integrity) are at the heart of the discussions that are taking place today in Brussels among high-level representatives of the European scientific community. Some 85 European experts from national research councils, research performing organisations, universities, academies and stakeholder initiatives have been invited by Science Europe to attend the European Regional Working Group meeting of the Global Research Council (GRC)... read more
17/07/2012 Dialogue and Co-operation for a Strong European Research Area - Press Release
On the occasion of signing a Joint Statement on the European Research Area (ERA) with the European Commission and other stakeholder organisations, Science Europe reaffirms its commitment to strengthen the ERA through direct engagement with key partners as well as by facilitating co-operation and co-ordination amongst members... read more
Speech by Professor Paul Boyle, President of Science Europe at the Joint Statement signing ceremony
11/07/2012 Leading Scientists to Help Shape Research Policy Development at Science Europe - Press Release
Science Europe, the newly established association of both Performing and Funding Research Organisations across Europe, is pleased to announce the nomination of six eminent European professors as Chairs of its Scientific Committees... read more
08/02/2012: First Director appointed - Press Release
Amanda Crowfoot, current Director of the UK Research Office (UKRO) in Brussels, was appointed the first Director of Science Europe. She will take up her position on 26 March 2012... read more
19-20/01/2012: High-Level Workshop on ERA in Bled/Slovenia
On 19 and 20 January 2012, the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) in co-operation with the Slovenian Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Science Europe organized a high-level workshop in which more than sixty Ministers as well as high-ranking representatives of Science Europe Member Organisations and the European Commission participated. The overall topic of the workshop was the future of the European Research Area (ERA) and how Science Europe and its Members, the European Union and the Member and Associated States can co-operate to realise ERA.