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President Barroso announces creation of a Science and Technology Advisory Council

(27/02/2013) The creation of the Advisory Council follows the President’s appointment of Professor Anne Glover as the European Commission’s first Chief Scientific Adviser in January 2012, aiming at ensuring more evidence-based European Union policy-making, but also at promoting the uptake of science & technology in society, including a better transfer of knowledge from the scientific world to industry.

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Commission Press Room: IP/13/168

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