ISE has written a statement to urge Member States, in occasion of the gathering of research ministers in Paris, to take immediate action to support young researchers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ISE held a 2-day stakeholder workshop to discuss the implementation of mechanisms to incentivise and reward the adoption of Open Science practices.
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ISE wrote to the president of the EU Parliament and to the ITRE group with recommendations about amending the EU Council proposal for the MFF. Particular emphasis was about supporting fundamental research in Pillar I of Horizon Europe. [READ MORE]
In this statement, ISE acknowledged the effort made by the European Commission to shape the new budget, but criticised the proposal to fall short of being ambitious enough for the challenges ahead.
ISE wrote to the presidents of the EU Commission, EU Parliament, and EU Council, and to the Commissioner for Research and Innovation, to highlight the challenges ahead for an equitable distribution of research capacity, and an efficient balance across all fields of research and all Countries. All but the President of the EU Commission replied to ISE confirming their willingness to take into account our recommendations. [READ THE LETTER]