Research, Innovation and Science

Commissioner delivers keynote address at ESS ERIC Launch

"The European Social Survey is a wonderful example of how we can get better research results and better value for money by pooling expertise, knowledge and resources in Europe"

The Royal Society, London, 31 January 2014

 

Ladies and gentlemen,

I am delighted to be here at the Royal Society and to have the opportunity to say a few words on the official launch of the ESS ERIC.

The European Social Survey is a wonderful example of how we can get better research results and better value for money by pooling expertise, knowledge and resources in Europe.

That's why the European Commission has been so keen to support Member States in setting up the European Social Survey as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium - an 'ERIC' for short.

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