“Missions” will be introduced as a central new tool in the architecture of FP9, though many think they already exist in prior Framework Programmes. They can provide a new perspective but it is quite an exaggeration to say that “most technologies have emerged from missions”: curiosity-driven research led to many. Several issues need more elaboration.
EuroScience is proud to announce that Dr. Ismail Serageldin is the recipient of the 2018 Rammal Award for his many scientific contributions in economic development and sustainable agriculture for food security in the developing countries as well as for his tireless campaigning for mutual understanding, tolerance, learning and understanding between peoples, religions and nations.
EuroScience is proud to announce that Dr. Zehra Sayers is the recipient of the 2017 Rammal Award for her own scientific contributions and especially wonderful contributions to build the science programme of SESAME.
The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) and Euroscience associations announced today the launch of a partnership to reinforce their collaboration and engage into future joint projects.
The European Young Researchers Award – EYRA – laureates for 2017 announced. The prize-giving-ceremony will be held at ESOF in July 2018 in Toulouse.
EuroScience and the ESOF Supervisory Board are proud to announce that the EuroScience Open Forum 2020 will be hosted from 4 to 10 July 2020 in Trieste, Italy, and that ESOF 2022 will be organized by Leiden/The Hague, The Netherlands, in July 2022. We received two impressive and solid full bids from Trieste and Leiden/The Hague, and we wish to recognize both cities’ credentials to become the European City of Science in 2020, respectively 2022.
Here are some brief impressions of members of the Governing Board of EuroScience who participated in Marches for Science in several European cities.
It is very regretful that, increasingly, basic principles underlying the scientific and academic enterprise have to be safeguarded.
Which will be the next European City of Science to host the EuroScience Open Forum in 2020? After careful consideration, the ESOF Supervisory Committee has published a shortlist of cities who will be asked to submit a full bid to host ESOF 2020.
A large number of major European organisations in the area of science, research, innovation and higher education have written an Open Letter to European Prime Ministers, ministers responsible for those same areas, as well as the President of the European Council and of the European Commission, and Commissioner Carlos Moedas for Research and Innovation to express their concern about recent developments in the US.