EASAC launches policy report on electricity storage

EASAC launched a policy report titled Valuing Dedicated Storage in Electricity Grids on Monday 19 June at the start of EU Sustainable Week (EUSEW).  The launch took place the Palace of the Academies, Brussels, Belgium and was followed by an event within the EUSEW policy conference on 21 June. EASAC’s team of scientists nominated by … Read more

SAPEA in Bergen, Norway

Tastings and talks on food from the ocean took place on Sunday 18 June in Bergen, the first of several events linked to SAPEA’s work on this topic. This event marked UNESCO Sustainable Gastronomy Day and Bergen’s status as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. It was organised by the City of Bergen and Academia Europaea’s … Read more

New topic: Food from the Ocean

SAPEA is playing a major role in providing timely, independent and evidence-based expertise on the topic of food from the oceans within the Scientific Advice Mechansim. The work on this topic is in response to a request from the College of European Commissioners, led by Commissoner Vella, for scientific advice from the SAM High Level … Read more

Explanatory Note on New Techniques in Agricultural Biotechnology

SAPEA brought experts together from across Europe to priovide extensive support to the SAM High Level Group for an Explanatory Note on New techniques in Agricultural Biotechnology. The Explanatory Note was published on Friday 28 April 2017, in response to a request from the College of Commissioners led by Commissioner Andriukaitis. The Explanatory Note provides a detailed scientific description of … Read more

The launch of SAPEA

SAPEA (Scientific Advice for Policy by European Academies) officially launched in Brussels, Belgium on 13 December 2016. To mark the launch of the event, Presidents of the five European Academy Networks (Academia Europaea, ALLEA, EASAC, Euro-CASE and FEAM) joined the European Commission Director-General for Research and Innovation, Dr Robert-Jan Smits. SAPEA Chair for 2017 and … Read more