Living together: missions for shaping the Future

EuroScience calls together with ALLEA, HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area, an initiative of National Funding Agencies), and several other organisations for a major role for social sciences and humanities in the missions that most likely will be a cornerstone for FP9.

However, the concept of missions needs further discussion; the current ideas risk being too much focused on natural sciences, technology and medicine, and also being too short-term oriented with prescribed goals standing in the way of breakthrough insights and innovations (more than just technological ones) that transform lives.  Four missions are proposed that enable such broader approaches.

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