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Science & Policy Making: Towards a new dialogue

The 2nd International Network for Government Science Advice Conference Science and Policy Making: towards a new dialogue

Brussels, 29-30 September 2016

EC Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
Scientific Advice Mechanism

This report has been written by the conference rapporteur,
Gary Finnegan

Closing the gap between light-duty vehicle real-world CO2 emissions and laboratory testing

1st HLG Scientific Opinion.Following a request of Commissio er Cañete in view of the planed Commission proposal for post-2020 emission performance standards for light duty vehicles, the SAM High Level Group agreed at its first meeting on 29 January 2016 to provide scientific advice on the topic “closing the gap between light duty vehicles CO2 emissions and laboratory testing” .

Cybersecurity in the European Digital Single Market, High Level Group of Scientific Advisors Scientific Opinion No. 2/2017

On Friday, 24 March 2017, the Chair of the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, submitted to the European Commission the Group’s 2nd Scientific Opinion on Cybersecurity in the Digital Single Market, following the request of Andrus Ansip, the European Commission Vice-President for Digital Single Market in January 2016.

New techniques in agricultural biotechnology

Following a request from Commissioner Andriukaitis, the HLG adopted during their 5th meeting (25 November 2016) the scoping paper for the topic “New techniques in agricultural biotechnology”. This adoption follows preliminary discussion during the 3rd HLG meeting (25 July 2016), and a more detailed discussion with Commissioner Andriukaitis, during their 4th meeting (28 September 2016). The SAM HLG received extensive support from scientific experts in its meetings as the NTAB steering group. The non-Commission experts who were invited to participate in the work of the steering group were nominated by the Science Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA) consortium that is funded through the EU Horizon 2020 programme.

Euro-CASE Annual Conference and Board meeting on 14-15.11.2016

Reinhard F. Hüttl re-elected as Euro-CASE chairman for another three-year term

Brussels, 15 November 2016. acatech president Reinhard F. Hüttl was re-elected as chairman at the Euro-CASE Annual conference in Lyngby, Denmark, on November 14, and will head the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering for another period of three years. He seeks to further strengthen the structures of Euro-CASE and to consolidate the role of the Academy Network as partner of the European Commission in providing evidence-based policy advice.

Engineering a future outside the EU

Securing the best outcome for the UK
October 2016

Presidents of the European Academy Networks meet EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas and the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors

Brussels, 17.03.2016: the Presidents of the 5 European Academy Networks came together to meet with Carlos Moedas, the EU Commissioner for Science, Research and Innovation, and with the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (HLG).
Photo source: © European Union, 2016, Reference: P-031230/00-10

First meeting of the newly-formed High Level Group of Scientific Advisors

Brussels, January 29, 2016

SAM presented in Davos

More information: http://derstandard.at/2000029824895/Europaeische-Politik-holt-sich-wissenschaftlichen-Rat

Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Reasearch, Science and Innovation (foto: apa/epa/olivier hoslet)

Annual conference 2016

The Euro-CASE Annual Conference 2016 took place in Lyngby, on November 14, 2016.
Organised by ATV on the subject of 'Big Data – Smarter Products, Better Societies'.

Annual conference 2015

The Euro-CASE Annual Conference 2015 took place in Den Haag, on November 2, 2015. It was organised by AcTi on the subject of “Engineering Smart Cities of the Future”.

Commission launches new mechanism to strengthen scientific advice for policy making

The European Commission's new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) is officially launched today (10.11.2016) with the announcement of the seven leading scientists (HLG).

JRC / STOA "Science meets Parliaments", Brussels 15.09.2015

‘Science meets Parliaments’ is a JRC initiative aiming at bringing together scientists and policy-makers from both European and national levels.

European Academy Organisations Sign Memorandum of Understanding , Berlin 26.03.2015

On 26 March 2015, the Presidents of five European academy organisations met in Berlin to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen inter-academy cooperation in Europe.

Innovation in Cooperation Airbus Group – Euro-CASE Workshop

Innovation in Cooperation Airbus Group – Euro-CASE Workshop
Regional Electrical Aircraft Critical Technologies Review
Munich, June 30 to July 1, 2015

Mr Giorgos N. Stasinos, Civil Engineer, elected the new President of the Technical Chamber of Greece

Energiewende meets Energy Union: Towards integration and sustainability

Energiewende and Energy Union: Euro-CASE and the German academies discuss ways to an integrated and sustainable European energy policy.
Brussels, July 2, 2015 from 12.00 to 15.30

Prof. Jerzy Duszyński elected the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences