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25 Apr 2017

SAM publishes minutes of March 2017 meeting

On 23 and 24 March 2017, the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (SAM HLG) held their 7th meeting in Brussels. The minutes of this meeting have now been published.

The HLG delivered a Scientific Opinion on Cybersecurity in the European Digital Single Market to Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. This is the Group’s second Scientific Opinion and it will support the European Commission’s revision of the EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy and the development of the Digital Single Market Strategy, having been requested by Andrus Ansip, European Comission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market.

Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries also attended the meeting, discussing with the HLG their ongoing work on the Scientific Opinion, “Food from the Oceans”.

The HLG also adopted a scoping paper for the preparation of a Scientific Opinion on “Authorisation of plant protection products in Europe from a scientific point of view”, a request from Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.

The next regular meeting of the SAM HLG is due to take place on 26-27 June 2017.

For more information:

SAM - Website

photo: HLG delivers its 2nd scientific opinion on Cybersecurity (by European Commission)

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