European flag

We are hiring! The Euro-CASE network is looking for a Scientific Policy Officer to work as part of SAPEA.

April 2024

AI in science

Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionise scientific discovery, accelerate research progress, boost innovation and improve researchers’ productivity. The EU must take hold of the opportunities this brings, and in a timely way. But it must also respond to the challenges and risks associated with this fast-evolving technology.

AI in science key image
June 2023

Sustainable food consumption

For Europe to achieve its health and sustainability goals, the way we produce and consume food has to change.

Sustainable food consumption
November 2022

Strategic crisis management

Improving crisis management has become an essential issue for protecting and enhancing present and future wellbeing in the EU and globally.

Crisis management key image
March 2022

Improving cancer screening

Organised cancer screening programmes save lives. The earlier a cancer is diagnosed, the greater the chances of treating it successfully and straightforwardly.

Cancer screening key image
June 2021

The energy transition in Europe

There are many possible pathways towards a carbon-neutral future. Achieving it by 2050 is possible, but this requires urgent action.

Energy transition key image
December 2020

Biodegradability of plastics

Plastic pollution is a worldwide problem, and it is still growing. Each year, more and more plastic ends up in the natural environment, raising concerns of risk to the environment, animal and human health.

Biodegradability of plastics key image
November 2020

COVID-19 and future pandemics

This current crisis has taught us that much of Europe was insufficiently prepared. At the same time, we know that COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic or indeed crisis that will emerge.

Pandemic preparedness and management key image
June 2020

Climate change and health

Responding to climate change involves a two-pronged approach, including reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases (mitigation) and planning and acting to address those consequences of climate change that cannot be avoided (adaptation).

Climate change and health key image
16 April 2024
We need new European institute for AI in science, our science advisors say
The advice addresses both the opportunities and challenges of using Artificial Intelligence in science.
26 May to 
27 May 2025
Building bridges: shaping Europe's science-for-policy landscape
In-person event with streaming
The Scientific Advice Mechanism will organise a major conference for the science-for-policy community in Vienna in May 2025.
12 July 2024
Reaching out to society: how academies can maximise the impact of their public engagement
Online event
Academies have a vital role to play in increasing the public’s awareness and understanding of science and of science advice.
27 June 2024
AI and other digital techs: a revolution in knowledge valorisation?
Online event
Principles and guidance can ensure a responsible and sustainable application of AI/digital tools for knowledge valorisation. These are some of the aspects that we will explore.
24 June 2024
CEPS Roundtable discussion: “Towards a European large-scale initiative on Artificial intelligence: what are the options?”
Hybrid event
Roundtable on the establishment of a possible "CERN for AI", or a Moonshot on AI.

Postponed

AI for Science institutes, current efforts, lessons learned and outlook on the future
Online event
In this webinar we will address the following questions: What would a 'centralised AI Centre' look like and what are its advantages/disadvantages? Do some countries already have centralized AI Centres? What are the differences regarding that from a regional perspective?
13 June 2024
Live podcast recording
Hybrid event
The Science for Policy podcast has built up a loyal following of S4P professionals and enthusiasts, and a large archive of interviews with science advisors, researchers, politicians and policymakers. But it’s never been recorded with a live audience – until today!
10 June 2024
Crash cuts: quick and easy video, podcasts, and tailored messaging
Hybrid event
Impactful science communication doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or slow. In this hands-on workshop, participants will work with our team from scratch to create, edit and publish effective content.
30 May 2024
Shaping careers in the digital era
Online event
The webinar will delve into the impact of AI on academic careers and education, specifically focusing on its potential effect on work environments and jobs in academia.
13 May 2024
AI and academic publishing: What does the future hold for authors, readers and publishers?
Online event
Join our interactive webinar, where we will analyse what the AI revolution means for you, as authors, editors, reviewers, readers and publishers.
6 May to 
7 May 2024
Stronger Together conference
In-person event
YASAS, part of SAPEA, will contribute to this conference on evidence-informed policymaking hosted by the Belgian presidency of the Council of the EU.

Subscribe to our newsletter

News and events from the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, SAPEA and Europe’s academies. One email a month. Unsubscribe anytime.

How we work

SAM process diagram
Science for Policy podcast logo
Uncle SAM

Staff login