New edition of ERA newsletter focuses on Lund conference
In the latest edition of its the ERA newsletter, ther Commission looks at how Member States are pooling resources and aligning research agendas to address the societal challenges facing Europe.
Policymakers and stakeholders have returned to Lund in Sweden to assess the progress made since the 2009 Lund Declaration. A new declaration – the 2015 Lund Declaration – was presented and discussed. Its main message is that “Europe must speed up solutions to tackle grand challenges through alignment, research, global cooperation and achieving impact.” It identifies four priority areas, each with defined priority actions, and calls on all stakeholders to take these priorities into account in their field of responsibility.