- European Gender Summit – Quality Research and Innovation through Equality, 8-9 November 2011, Brussels
- The Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, and Engineering Project launches November 1, 2011
- Science, Economy and Society - Highlights 2010
- Don't miss the 2WAYS science festival in Brussels on 30 November and 1 December 2010 !
2011 "Mobilisation and Mutual Learning" call for proposals
The Science in Society Work Programme invites to a wide collaboration between research organisations and civil society organisations on the following societal challenges: - moving towards a low-carbon society - reconciling food innovations and health concerns - preserving our marine and maritime resources - More detail is given in the attached leaflet
- FP7 Calls for Proposals 2011 published
- FP7 SiS project synopses
- The 2009 Science, Economy and Society Highlights are published
- Revision of the "Code of Condut" for the Responsible Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies Research Consultation Paper
- 'Women in science' book and audio book now available
- Challenging futures of Science in Society – The MASIS report has been published
With a view to building an effective and democratic European knowledge-based society, the aim is to stimulate the harmonious integration of scientific and technological endeavour and associated research policies into European society.
What will be funded?
The initiative undertaken in this field will provide support to:
- A more dynamic governance of the relationship between science and society
- Research on ethics in science and technology;
- The reciprocal influence of science and culture;
- Conditions for an informed debate on ethics and science;
- Strengthening potential, broadening horizons
- Strengthening the role of women in scientific research;
- Supporting formal and informal science education in schools as well as through science centres and museums and other relevant means;
- Reinforcing links between science education and science careers;
- Science and society communication
- Encouraging a European dimension at science events targeting the public;
- Science prizes;
- Trans-national cooperation among National Contact Points (NCPs) for ‘Science in society’.
The EU Member States have earmarked a total of € 330 million for funding this theme over the duration of FP7.
Previous relevant European activities
- Science and society in FP6
Last updated on: 2012-06-08