European Research Area Conference
This post was written by Iulia Siedschlag
A recent international conference held in Brussels discussed strengthening research and research policies in Europe. The Conference Programme addressed issues such as the long term perspectives for research and researchers; developing world-class research infrastructures in Europe; improving funding conditions for European research institutions; research and innovation during the current crisis; priorities for EU research policies post 2010; S&T specialisation; indicators to monitor progress towards the European Research Area and a knowledge-based economy. The papers and presentations can be found here. The conclusions of the conference sessions can be found here.