Sustainability plan published

SAPEA today published its sustainability plan, which lays out a roadmap for the organisation's future development in its role of providing evidence for the European Commission's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors.

The plan is subtitled Making optimal use of the outstanding expertise of Europe’s academies in the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism, and outlines SAPEA’s achievements so far as well as its objectives for the future.

Download the sustainability plan (pdf)


Two new members of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors

Eric Lambin and Eva Zažimalová have been appointed to the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors for a term of three years. They were nominated by European Research Organisations and selected by an independent Identification Committee, and will replace Professor Carina Keskitalo and Sir Paul Nurse, whose mandates expired on 15 May 2021.

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Fourteen Young Academies in Europe prepare to deliver science advice

On 2 December 2020, standing delegates of European young academies joined for the first General Assembly of YASAS: the Young Academies Science Advice Structure. After years of informal, yet constructive collaboration and knowledge exchange on topics of concern to early-career researchers, the initiative was taken to create a formal platform for cooperation of European Young Academies

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