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10>10 Nov. 2022

Talent Retention: How can Europe tackle the challenges of Brain Drain and Capacity Building in EU-13 countries?

Several initiatives attempt to bridge the R&I gap between Eastern and Western Europe, including the European Commission's €3.3bn "Widening" plan, and the relaunched ERA. Implementation remains difficult, however. Science Europe sponsored and co-organised the first regional event of the new Science|Business Widening Initiative to address this issue.

04.10.2022

Science Europe Second Workshop on Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation in European Programmes

What can countries do to reduce the R&I disparities in Europe? How can national and European funding be used in a complementary way to widen participation in European programmes? What national measures have been developed to boost brain circulation? On 27 September Science Europe members met to address these important questions and exchange on successful initiatives. 

01.07.2022

Science Europe 2021 Annual Report

For Science Europe, 2021 was a very important year: the association celebrated its 10th year of existence. Founded in 2011, it has grown into a respected and influential voice in the European research policy debate. Moreover, we published a new Strategy Plan for 2021–2026, which maps our collective objectives and sets a specific yet flexible action framework over the next five years.

10.06.2022

Reaction to the Council Conclusions on Research Assessment and the Implementation of Open Science Policies

The Council Conclusions are an important step in recognising the relevance of Open Science and reforming research assessment, which are two essential elements of the cultural shift that are necessary to put research quality and openness are the cornerstones of positive research cultures.

07.04.2022

Interview with Thierry Damerval

Thierry Damerval is the President and CEO of the French National Research Agency (ANR), as well as a Member of the Science Europe Governing Board. Secretary Lidia Borrell-Damián spoke with him on 15 March in relation to the French Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of the year.

16.12.2021

Report of the 2021 High Level Workshop on ERA: Research Culture in the ERA

The 2021 High Level Workshop on the European Research Area dealt with the topic of research culture and how to keep the research sector attractive for current and future generations of researchers.

22.11.2021

An ERA Governance Fit for Purpose

Science Europe Position on the Involvement of Stakeholders in the ERA Governance

04.11.2021

Association of the UK to Horizon Europe must go forward

The European Union’s research and innovation community urges the European Commission and UK Government to work towards a successful UK association to Horizon Europe as soon as possible.

31.10.2021

Conference on the future of the European Research Area

On 26-27 October 2021, the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union organised the “Conference New ERA - Towards a responsible knowledge driven society of the 3rd Millennium.” It was intended to better integrate the ERA in key stakeholder communities, industrial sectors and policymakers on regional, national and EU levels, especially those responsible for research and from broader innovation ecosystems.

04.10.2021

Open letter on ERA governance

With this letter, the undersigned representatives of research and innovation (R&I) organisations wish to reiterate the added value of including European R&I stakeholders in the ERA governance system, especially in both its co-creation and implementation.

23.07.2021

An Inclusive ERA for Excellent Research

Science Europe’s Reaction to the Commission Proposal for a Council Recommendation on a Pact for Research and Innovation.

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