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Member states back creation of EU science-for-policy system


Better coordination and funding suggested to increase public trust in science and government

The EU could get a bloc-wide system to coordinate the use of science in policy, with funding and political backing called for as member states broadly endorsed the concept.

In June, the European Research Area and Innovation Committee, a body of representatives from the European Commission and member states that advises the Commission and Council of the EU governments on R&I policy, discussed the development of a ‘science-for-policy ecosystem’. As reported by Research Professional News, this is intended to improve policymakers’ use of scientific evidence.

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