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Science Europe is the association representing major public organisations that fund or perform excellent, ground-breaking research in Europe.
We bring together the expertise of some of the largest and best-known research organisations in the world to jointly push the frontiers of how scientific research is produced and delivers benefits to society.
We advocate science and the scientific community to help build the European Research Area and shape the global scientific agenda.
With members from 27 EU and non-EU countries and from all parts of Europe, we speak with a truly European voice.
37 member organisations
Bringing together research funding and research performing organisations.
18 bn €
Our members make a significant contribution to European scientific research and are crucial stakeholders in European science and research policymaking
Science Europe and the OECD Global Science Forum teamed up to identify ways to optimise the operation and use of research infrastructures at national level.
First Thoughts on the New European Research Area: An Ambitious Plan Calls for Inclusiveness and Collaboration
Science Europe welcomes the European Commission’s ambitious Communication for ‘A New ERA for Research and Innovation.’ To further strengthen Europe’s world-leading research, a strong ERA is essential and must be based on research excellence, international collaboration, openness, inclusiveness, and academic freedom.
Portugal and Slovenia outlined their plans for the European Research Area in 2021 at European Research and Innovation Days 2020. Marc Schiltz, Science Europe President welcomes the ideas but outlines that there’s still a lot that needs to be done.
Mathilde Reumaux, Senior Policy Officer at Science Europe, responds to the European Commission’s plans to update its proposal evaluation processes for Horizon Europe. It is good that initiatives are being trialed ahead of their potential broader rollout, but transparency for applicants is key.
Response to the European Commission Consultation on the Horizon Europe First Strategic Plan 2021-2024
In its response to the European Commission, Science Europe outlines numerous topics that should be further addressed in order to create the best possible start for Horizon Europe. Such developments include striking the right balance between research and innovation, embedding the whole spectrum of equality aspects, better integration of Social Sciences and Humanities, and the creation of synergies between the various parts of the programme.