Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Making sure that research funding programmes, notably Horizon 2020, contribute to the Commission's jobs, growth and investment package.
  • Promoting the international excellence of the EU's research and science and strengthening research capacities and innovation across all Member States
  • Evaluating how EU‑funded research can be used more effectively.
  • Ensuring that Commission proposals are based on scientific evidence.
  • Encouraging private companies to apply research to meet challenges faced by society and create more high-quality jobs.

Carlos Moedas is part of the following Project Teams:

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Carlos Moedas' team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Mon 30 May

Agenda

delivers a speech at the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) Council meeting.

With: Carlos Moedas
Mon 30 May

Agenda

receives Mr Peter Plavčan, Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

With: Carlos Moedas

Biography

Portuguese nationality.

European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
  • 2014-present
Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal
  • 2011-14
Member of the Portuguese Parliament
  • 2011
Senior Economic Advisor of the Portuguese Social Democratic Party (PSD)
  • 2010-11
Founder of Crimson Investment Management
  • 2008-11
Managing Director and Member of the Executive Committee Board of Aguirre Newman
  • 2004-08
Consultant on mergers and acquisitions, Deutsche Bank and Eurohypo Investment Bank
  • 2002-04
Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs
  • 2000-2002
MBA, Harvard Business School
  • 1998-2000
Engineer and Project Manager at Suez Group
  • 1993-98
Degree in civil engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa
  • 1988-1993
Co-Author of the book "The New Paradigm of Real-Estate investment" (O Novo Paradigma Do Investimento Imobiliário)