Competitiveness (Research) Council, 2945th meeting: extracts from the joint press conference by Miroslava Kopicová, Czech Minister for Education and President in office of the Council, and Janez Potocnik
The European Ministers for Research met on 29 May 2009 in Brussels, to discuss and agree on the establishment of a legal framework for European research infrastructures.
Ministers reiterated the importance of stepping up in science and research, despite the current economic crisis. They looked at a number of issues, such as the development of the European Research Area, the regional dimension of European research infrastructures, and the evaluation methods for increasing effectiveness of the research framework
programmes. Miroslava Kopicová, Czech Minister for Education and President in office of the Council, and Janez Potocnik, Member of the EC in charge of Science and Research, gave a joint press conference after the meeting. SHOTLISTLINK