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News | 23 Jan 2023

EU-27 ministers debated how to better use science in policymaking

On 2 December 2022, the Czech Presidency invited the EU-27 research ministers to discuss “science as an instrument to facilitate policymaking in the Member States” during the meeting of the Competitiveness Council of the EU. The debate followed the publication of the European Commission Staff Working Document “Supporting and connecting policymaking in the Member States with scientific research” (SWD(2022) 346 final).


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To learn more about this European Commission Staff Working Document, click here