Skip to main content

Article Category

News

Article available in the folowing languages:

Study on the provision of scientific opinions

The European Commission's Research DG is inviting tenders for a study on the 'typology of scientific consultancy structures and methodologies for providing scientific opinions'. This call for tenders is being made within the context of setting up the European research area (E...

The European Commission's Research DG is inviting tenders for a study on the 'typology of scientific consultancy structures and methodologies for providing scientific opinions'. This call for tenders is being made within the context of setting up the European research area (ERA). The main aims of the study will be: - identification and typology of the structures (for example, academies and research councils) involved in providing scientific advice for European, national and, where required, regional authorities, in order to support the decision making process; - to analyse the advantages and disadvantages of different components in the methodologies used by these structures and to provide a typology of these methodologies. Particular attention shall be paid to comparing the methods used by European structure. The technical specifications are those defined by the Commission departments only. The contract will run for ten months from the date of signature.For further information, please contact: European Commission Directorate-General Research Directorate C2 (SDME 2/12) Attn: Y.Dumont rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200 B-1049 Brussels Fax +32-2-296 2006