19 Apr 2021
EC launches public consultation on Pact for R&I
The European Commission has launched an online public consultation for the "Pact for Research and Innovation". The Pact will set out the key commonly agreed values & principles that underpin the European Research Area, and areas where EU countries will develop priority actions.
- freedom of scientific research
- boosting our economies & societies
- gender equality
- open access to scientific publications
- better career prospects for researchers.
The aim is to encourage EU countries to reaffirm their commitment to these principles and values and to integrate them into national R&I policy.
The consultation was opened on 15 April 2021 and will remain open until 13 May 2021 (midnight, Brussels time).