On December 3rd, a delegation of members of the European Academy of Sciences conducted by President Prof. Rodrigo Martins presented to Research & Innovation EC Commissioner, Dr. Carlos Moedas, a petition to support “Horizon Europe” program and strengthen research and innovation as the main pillars for a better Europe. The petition in favor of a substantial increase of proper resources for research and innovation at the European level, had be signed by 1000 scientists from 49 countries, including 10 Nobel Prize winners. It was presented the same day to Dr. Lauro Panella, Advisor for Research and Innovation of the President of the European Parliament, Exc. Antonio Tajani, absent from Brussels.
From left to right : Professor Alain Tressaud, Vice President of EurASc; Professor Maria Salomé Pais, Secretary General of Academia das Ciências de Lisboa; Professor Rodrigo Martins, President of EurASc; Dr. Carlos Moedas, Research & Innovation EC Commissioner; Professor Fernando Santana, President of Academia de Engenharia; Professor Jean Etourneau, member of EurASc.