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