Science Organisations Call for Renewed Commitment to the European Research Area
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the treaty of Rome, CESAER, EUA, LERU, and Science Europe issue a joint statement calling on European policy makers to provide new momentum for the European Research Area (ERA). The ERA is a treaty obligation of the European Union and today, more than ever, greater commitment to research is needed to tackle the challenges that Europe faces. The EU should aspire to create a strong research ecosystem, based on excellence, that better involves industry, the public sector, and civil society. By strengthening the ERA and increasing funding for research, European policy makers would be giving Europe the resources to embark on another 60 years of peace and prosperity. Read more here.