Group Details - Commission Expert Group
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Name:
Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (E03378)
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Group which operates on a permanent basis
Policy Area:
Administration
Agriculture
Civil protection
Climate
Competition
Consumer affairs
Culture
Customs
Development
Economic and Monetary Affairs
Education
Employment and Social Affairs
Energy
Enlargement
Enterprise
Environment
External Relations
External Trade
Fisheries and Maritime Affairs
Food Safety
Foreign and Security Policy
Fraud prevention
Humanitarian aid
Human rights
Information Society
Internal Market
Justice and Home Affairs
Nuclear safety
Public Health
Regional Policy
Research and Innovation
Sport
Taxation
Transport
Youth
Lead DG:
RTD - DG Research and Innovation
Type:
Formal, Permanent
Scope:
Broad
Mission:
Provide the Commission with independent scientific advice on specific policy issues where such advice is critical to the development of EU policies or legislation and does not duplicate advice being provided by existing bodies. The advice provided by the group shall identify the most important and relevant evidence and empirical findings that can support decision making on the specified policy issues including an assessment of the robustness and limitations of the evidence and empirical findings. Support the Commission in identifying specific policy issues where independent scientific advice is needed. Provide recommendations for improving the overall interaction between Commission policy making processes and independent scientific advice concerning any field of Union policy making.
Task:
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Contact:
EC-SAM@ec.europa.eu
Publication in RegExp:
23 Nov 2015
Creating Act:
C(2015)6946 of 16 October 2015 amended by C(2018)1919 of 5 April 2018
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Last updated:
18 May 2020
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