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Introduction

Main objectives

The European Commission is determined to forge a better relationship between the world of science and the lives of European citizens. A range of policy and other initiatives are planned or have already been launched under the banner ‘Science and Society’. These include support through a dedicated chapter in the Sixth Framework Programme.

Three main activity areas

  • Bringing research closer to society, dealing with science and governance, scientific advice and reference systems
  • Responsible research and application of science and technology, dealing with ethics, uncertainty, risk, and the precautionary principle
  • Stepping up the dialogue on science and society, dealing with public understanding, young people’s interest in scientific careers, and women and science.

For more information on Science and Society activity , please visit our dedicated web site.

Untitled Document

Introduction

Main objectives

The European Commission is determined to forge a better relationship between the world of science and the lives of European citizens. A range of policy and other initiatives are planned or have already been launched under the banner ‘Science and Society’. These include support through a dedicated chapter in the Sixth Framework Programme.

Three main activity areas

  • Bringing research closer to society, dealing with science and governance, scientific advice and reference systems
  • Responsible research and application of science and technology, dealing with ethics, uncertainty, risk, and the precautionary principle
  • Stepping up the dialogue on science and society, dealing with public understanding, young people’s interest in scientific careers, and women and science.

For more information on Science and Society activity , please visit our dedicated web site.

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Current & previous activities

European experience

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More information

Current & previous activities

European experience