EuroScience has decided to introduce a new accolade in “Recognition of Lifetime Achievements for European Science and Society”. The first recipient of this award is Robert-Jan Smits. Browse through the pictures of this memorable event.


European Commission, Director-General for Research and Innovation, Mr. Robert-Jan Smits is the first person to receive the new ‘EuroScience Recognition of Lifetime Achievements for European Science and Society’.


The Initiative for Science in Europe and EuroScience call for an inclusive and open dialogue with the European Commission on the Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation while identifying five areas of opportunity and concern.

Six leading science organisations from across the world have identified three important principles for continuing and optimising public investment in science and engineering. These principles were presented to Carlos Moedas at ESOF 2016 in Manchester, UK.


European Commission presence: You can find us at our General information stand and you can attend the Sessions hosted by the European Commission/ Agencies and the Sessions with EU keynote speakers.


EuroScience has followed closely the upcoming modifications of the Data Protection legislation and Directive. It seems to us that in the end the EU institutions have realised that society and citizens stand to benefit greatly if scientific research can use data, of course in responsible ways.


The EC has published its budget proposal indicating from where it will draw the funds for its own contribution to the European Fund for Strategic Investment


The European Commission has published from which budgets it will draw the funds for its own contribution to the European Fund for Strategic Investments, which then should trigger a multiplier effect through contributions from the European Investment Bank, national governments and the private sector.


EuroScience takes note that the European Commission has abolished the position of Chief Science Adviser and reacts.