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Economy & Jobs 12-02-2018

Science – the new frontier of geopolitics

Science and international relations have always been intertwined, this link runs deeper now with the rise of innovation and technologies. However, regulations on new innovations and deep tech should also follow the rapid pace of their development, writes Sam Alvis.

Restoring trust and effectiveness in EU scientific advice

Today, more than ever, EU regulators must ensure that risk management decisions meet public demands for high standards of protection whilst simultaneously stimulating competitiveness and prosperity in Europe. Basing decisions on the best available science is the pre-condition for achieving these goals, argues Dirk Hüdig.
Professor Miguel Seabra

Europe deserves a better European Research Area policy

As the EU Member States and the European Commission are hard at work reviewing the European Research Area (ERA) policy and defining a new ‘ERA Roadmap’, it's time to take a new approach, writes Miguel Seabra.

Researchers with disabilities in the Horizon (2020)

Horizon 2020, the legislative proposal for research and innovation in Europe, should guarantee the freedom of movement of researchers with disabilities and offer them equal opportunities. However, a recent case in Ireland shows Europe is still far from that goal, write MEP Catherine Trautmann and other signatories.