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About us

Science Europe is the European association representing the interests of major public research performing and research funding organisations.

Who we are

Founded in 2011, Science Europe is the Brussels-based association representing the main public research organisations who fund or perform scientific research in Europe. For the past ten years, we have used our expertise to advocate and shape science policy and funding.


Science Europe counts 38 members active in 28 European countries. We bring together the most important public research organisations funding and performing scientific research in Europe today. Learn more about our members and membership criteria.

Governing Board

Science Europe is led by a Governing Board of elected members responsible for defining the strategic direction of the association. It consists of at least nine Heads of its Member Organisations, including a President and two Vice-Presidents.

Our team

The Science Europe Office identifies and coordinates activities to increase the collective influence and visibility of the association. Discover the team.


Want to join us and help us strengthen innovative European research? Discover our current vacancies.