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Name:
Science and Technology Advisory Council (E02908)
Closed
This group no longer exists
Abbreviation:
STAC
Policy Area:
Research and Innovation
Lead DG:
EPSC - European Political Strategy Centre
Type:
Informal, Permanent
Scope:
Broad
Mission:
is to provide advice directly to the President on how to create the proper environment for innovation by shaping a European society that embraces science, technology and engineering. In particular, the Council will advise on the opportunities and risks stemming from scientific and technological progress. It will also advise on how to communicate these in order to foster an informed societal debate and ensure that Europe does not “miss the boat” and remains a global leader in cutting-edge technologies.
Task:
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Composition:
Environment, Industry, Academia, Research, Climate, Other (Sustainable development)
Contact:
ec-csa@ec.europa.eu
Publication in RegExp:
14 Aug 2013
Last updated:
02 Dec 2014
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