Capacities Activities

Science in Society

This activity aims to encourage the harmonious integration of scientific and technological ventures and links research policies into European society.

The following initiatives are undertaken to provide support:

1) A more dynamic governance of the relationship between science and society

  • Research on ethics in science and technology;
  • The reciprocal influence of science and culture;
  • Conditions for an informed debate on ethics and science;

2) Strengthening potential, broadening horizons

  • Strengthening the role of women in scientific research;
  • Supporting formal and informal science education in schools as well as through science centres and museums and other relevant means;
  • Reinforcing links between science education and science careers;

3) Science and society communication

  • Encouraging a European dimension at science events targeting the public;
  • Science prizes;

4) Trans-national cooperation among National Contact Points (NCPs) for ‘Science in society’

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