EU-LIFE welcomes the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) as a new member
The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) has officially joined EU-LIFE as part of the process of expansion of the alliance. The decision was ratified by the EU-LIFE Board of Directors and the IIMCB Director and is effective as of January 1, 2020.
Open letter to the EU Council and the European Parliament to prioritise R&I by committing an appropriate budget for Horizon Europe
Europe is at a critical crossroads. While new major societal challenges emerge, the EU is at the same time called to revisit its founding values and questioned on its role in Europe and the World. Therefore, refocusing on real beacons of the EU ideal is needed to secure and nurture the EU added value for citizens.
EU-LIFE points out the increasing lack of opportunities for collaborative research in biomedicine at a European level and highlights how this is endangering long-lasting, positive impact in health research for the benefit of citizens. 6 recommendations aim at contributing to improvement for the upcoming seven-year cycle of Horizon Europe.
Geneviève Almouzni, EU-LIFE chair and honorary director of the Research Center of the Institut Curie, appointed to the ERC Scientific Council
Today, our chair Geneviève Almouzni, Director of the Research Center of the Institut Curie from 2013 to 2018 and honorary director since then, has been appointed member of the Scientific Council of the ERC for a function period of 4 years.
Today, Jo Bury, managing director of the EU-LIFE member institute VIB, the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, has been appointed by the EU Commission as member of the European Innovation Council Advisory Board.
On May 31st 2019, cOAlition S published a revised guidance on Plan S implementation, following an open consultation that gathered over 600 inputs from individuals and diverse organizations and associations. EU-LIFE´s answer raised specifically seven main points to address.
Researchers need certainty on scientific collaboration between the UK and EU: #dealforscience petition
EU-LIFE, EuroScience and Wellcome are launching a joint campaign #dealforscience to urge the EU and UK to continue supporting scientific collaboration...
(17th of May update) EU-LIFE warmly thanks all the participants from The Guild, Yerun, EUA, LERU, EARTO, CTLS, Science Europe, CESAER, Helmholtz...
2018 HIGHLIGHTS: EUROPEAN SCIENCE POLICY EU-LIFE is well positioned in EC policy (EC officer, EC meeting, October 2016) EU-LIFE active in EC...