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Science and Society

Main objectives:

Developing structural links between institutions and activities concerned with the dialogue between the scientific community and society at large. Science and Society Web Service

  Work Programme
Calls for this activity

... More information on FP6 Science and Society activities ...

Thematic areas:

:: Bringing research closer to society

  • science and governance: analyse and support best practice, develop new consultation mechanisms ... more information ...
  • scientific advice and reference systems: exchange of experience and good practice; monitoring the production of scientific advice world-wide ... more information ...

:: Responsible research and application of science and technology

  • ethics: networking between existing bodies and activities, promotion of dialogue in a global context, awareness raising, training, research on ethics in relation to science and technology ... more information ...
  • uncertainty, risk and the precautionary principle: analysis and best practice ... more information ...

:: Stepping up the science-society dialogue and women in science


The indicative budget allocated to the Structuring activity Science and society for the duration of FP6 is EUR 88 million .