EIROforum, 17 May 2016 European Innovation Council should promote disruptive, research-driven and market-oriented innovation The EIROs welcome and support the initiative of the European Commission for creating a European Innovation Council. The main mission of the EIC should be to strengthen the European R&D&I sector by promoting disruptive, research-driven and market-oriented innovation, in line with the principles of Open Science and Open Innovation.
Geneva, 8 December 2014 e-Infrastructure for the 21st Century - one year later A new policy document published by the EIROforum IT Working Group assesses the progress that has been made in achieving the vision of e-Infrastructure for the 21st century and identifies a set of priorities with actions for future work.
Paris, 31 October 2013 EIROforum launches Response to the ERA Progress Report Published by the European Commission on 23 September 2013, the European Research Area (ERA) Progress Report critically assesses the ERA's current status and whether the goal of creating a “reinforced ERA” by the year 2014 is achievable.
Grenoble, 4 February 2013 EIROs call for sustainable investment in scientific resources Member States’ failure to provide essential support for science threatens to undermine Europe’s capacity to achieve a sustained economic recovery, EIRO heads declare in an open letter ahead of the European Union budget summit of 7-8 February.
Grenoble, 21 November 2012 A decade of EIROforum Leaders of European research gathered at the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) in Grenoble, France on 15 November for a special debate to mark the 10th anniversary of the formation of EIROforum, a partnership of the eight largest European inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs).
Geneva, 1 December 2011 EIROforum responds to the ERA Framework Consultation In the context of the ERA Framework Consultation conducted by the European Commission, EIROforum has submitted a paper as a formal response. The paper addresses issues of high relevance to the ERA, such as mobility and training of S&T personnel, the development of scientific instrumentation, data management and access to research results and broader access to research infrastructures.