The meeting of research ministers took place on 29 May 2015. The items adopted were:
- Council conclusions on the European Research Area Roadmap 2015-2020
- Council conclusions on the review of the European Research Area advisory structure
- Council conclusions on open, data-intensive and networked research as a driver for faster and wider innovation
A policy debate addressed the topic "Towards open and excellent European science - follow up to the Science 2.0 public consultation".