Informal Meeting of Research Ministers 28-29 July
FIRST WORKING SESSION: STRENGTHENING A COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION DIPLOMACY
Starting with an inspiring presentation from the Union for the Mediterranean representative. Presented by [Mr. Alvaro Albacete, Deputy Secretary-General and Head of the Higher Education and Research Division at the UfM]
Building a solid base for EU science diplomacy has the potential to provide EU solutions to global challenges while underpinning cooperation at the European and international level. Ministers are invited to debate on questions focused on the main challenges to foster the role of the EU as a global player in R&I.
WORKING LUNCH: PRESENTATION OF THE IFMIF DONES PROJECT
Presentation of the International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility: the fusion neutron source facility for materials development and qualification. Presented by [Prof. Angel Ibarra, Director of the DONES Spain Programme
SECOND WORKING SESSION: 2ND STRATEGIC PLAN FOR HORIZON EUROPE (2025-27)
The multiannual strategic planning of R&I activities under Horizon Europe ensures alignment between general objectives and their implementation and contribute to the development and implementation of EU and national policies and priorities. Ministers are invited to debate on the main challenges and lessons learnt to improve the competitiveness of the Union.
OFFICIAL PRESS CONFERENCE