Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn welcome speech at the ERC Gala Vienna, 23 April 2012
"Austria plays a special role in the European Research Council – Europe's success story in the sphere of research. Over the years, Austria has produced many scientists, inventors and innovators who have made a remarkable contribution to the modern world."
Vienna, 23 April 2012
Ladies and gentlemen,
I am delighted to be in Vienna and delighted to welcome you to the ERC-Gala. First of all I would like to express my thanks to Prof. Nowotny for organising this event.