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Research, Innovation and Science

The new Commission takes office

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn at the press point after the EP Hearings - © European Union, 2010 (source: EbS)
"I am delighted that the European Parliament has now approved the new European Commission and I am very excited about the next five years as Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science."


"I want to make sure we make full use of Europe's research excellence, Europe's talent and Europe's entrepreneurial spirit. Those qualities will be decisive in creating the green, hi-tech economy of the future and in making the 21st century a European century"