Anne Glover may have little trouble understanding the intricate mechanisms of microbiology, but Europe's first chief scientific adviser admits that the "big, complex beast" of the European Commission is proving more of a challenge to figure out.
#Scio12 day 3: Discussion how they use these tools to encourage science-based conservation policies. Led by David Shiffman (@whysharksmatter) from the University of Miami's RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program.
Raising the productivity and competitiveness of European businesses through technology. Boosting national economies on the international market, and strengthening the basis for sustainable prosperity and employment.
The European Science Foundation promotes high quality science at a European level. It acts as a catalyst for the development of science by bringing together leading scientists and funding agencies to debate, plan and implement pan-European initiatives.
EU Parliament hosted a new type of visitors. During one week, 12 researchers who received European funding were "paired" with a Member of the EU Parliament involved in the Scientific Technology Options Assessment Committee. Later in the year the MEP will visit the scientist.
Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science speech about " Fighting against antimicrobial resistance: the contribution of Research" Press conference in Berlaymont Brussels, 17 November 2011
Innovation and research are high on the European agenda. But innovation needs more than just research to help Europe move forward. This was the main message of the third edition of the European Innovation Summit, held from 10 to 13 October...