News and Press Releases

  • What is new with MERIL? 

    July 24, 2018

    The MERIL team has been quite active in the last two months, travelling around Europe to present the project and to foster further discussions with the RI community and stakeholders. Interoperability workshop in Athens On 25 and 26 June 2018 the MERIL team organised a workshop hosted by EKT in Athens (Greece) to discuss interoperability challenges and... Read more

  • VI World Materials Summit Report Released 

    May 17, 2018

    ESF President Martin Hynes is pleased to have contributed to the design and execution of the World Materials Summit and especially the Young Researchers Forum held in Strasbourg in November 2017. The event was well attended and feedback from the younger researchers participating was especially positive. Click here to access more information about this... Read more

  • ESF to support the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) in the evaluation of their research grants 

    May 04, 2018

    The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) has recently been awarded a multi-year framework contract following a public call for tender launched by the Flanders Research Foundation FWO, to evaluate post-doctoral fellowships and research projects applications.Scientific research is increasingly competitive and the process of assessing proposals... Read more

  • ESF to run a new EC Project aiming at building an ethics and integrity framework for all non-medical research 

    April 25, 2018

    The European Science Foundation (ESF) along with 13 scientific institutions throughout Europe is to run a EUR 2.8 million Project aiming at building an ethics and integrity framework for all non-medical research.  Good, effective policymaking that produces outcomes that benefit, protect and sustain society, communities, groups and individuals depends upon... Read more

  • SciTech Europa interviews ESF's Chief Executive on Europe's changing R&D&I landscape 

    February 14, 2018

    Dr Jean Claude Worms, Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation (ESF) spoke to SciTech Europa Quarterly about the changing R&D&I landscape in Europe today, from funding to the European Research Area (ERA), and how the ESF continues to play a role in fostering innovative advances. To access the full version of the article, please visit: www.scitech... Read more

  • ESF to support French University of Bordeaux IdEx research application assessment process 

    February 14, 2018

    The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) has recently been awarded a contract following a call for tender with the French University of Bordeaux “IdEx – Initiative d’Excellence”, in order to evaluate post-doctoral and Junior Chair applications. The European Science Foundation (ESF) has supported the University of Bordeaux – IdEx since 2016,... Read more

  • European Science Foundation archives now available for consultation 

    February 07, 2018

    The European Science Foundation (ESF) and the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU) are pleased to announce that the historical archives of the ESF are now available for consultation by researchers and the interested public at the HAEU in Florence.The ESF archival collection covers the period since its establishment in 1974 until 2005 and was... Read more

  • ESF to support the French "Grand Est" Region’s research investment policy 

    January 26, 2018

    26 January 2018 - The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) has recently been awarded a multi-year framework contract following a call for tender with the French Grand Est Region, to evaluate research grants applications funded through the region’s proactive policy to support excellent regional research. The European Science Foundation (ESF)... Read more

  • GoJelly project officially kicks off! 

    January 22, 2018

    ESF representatives participated in the first project meeting on Madeira together with over 40 experts to discuss the first steps to develop sustainable Jellyfish products 22 January 2018 - While the number of fish in our oceans continues to decrease, changing environmental conditions seem to favour jellyfish. They occur more often in large blooms. So far,... Read more

  • Euroscience-ESF partnership 

    January 15, 2018

    The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) and Euroscience associations have announced today the launch of a partnership whereby each entity has become member in the other organisation in order to reinforce their collaboration and engage into future joint projects. On 28 November 2017 Euroscience became a full member of the European Science... Read more