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ESF
European Science Foundation

www.esf.org


Type of Structure: organisation / agency
Regional Scope : continental in the area: Europe
Parent Organisations : gouvernmental
Child Organisations : EPC, INTROP, PONAM, RSTCB
No more in operation : ALPNET
Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address : no office contact defined

holding an official function in ESF

Objectives of ESF:

The European Science Foundation is committed to promoting high quality science at a European level. It is the European association of national organisations responsible for the support of scientific research.

Aim:
The aim is to act as a catalyst for the development of science by bringing together leading scientists and research funding agencies to debate, plan and implement pan-European initiatives.

Objectives:

  • to advance European cooperation in basic research
  • to examine and advise on research and science policy issues of strategic importance
  • to promote the mobility of researchers and the free flow of information and ideas
  • to facilitate cooperation in the use of existing facilities and in the planning and provision of new facilities
  • to plan and, where appropriate, to manage collaborative research activities.


For further details, link to the ESF Home Page

Last update: 11/5/03

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