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Commissioner launches public consultation on the European Research Area (ERA), Brussels, 13 September 2011.

Commissioner launches public consultation on the European Research Area (ERA). Photo © EU, 2011
"On a practical level, we need a European Research Area that is interconnected, structured, mobile and efficient; a unified research area that brings together people and ideas in a way that catalyses excellent science and world-leading innovation"


Brussels, 13 September 2011

 

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am delighted to join you today and to see so many of you participating in the launch of our public consultation on the European Research Area.

I want this public consultation to be the widest and most profound ever conducted by the Commission on research and science issues.

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