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Summary of 2018-20 Work Programme scoping paper:

Publication date: 
17 January 2017 (UK time)

The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for Science with and for Society (SWAFS) 2018-2020 Work Programme.

The paper was developed following consideration of the Expert Advisory Group Recommendations on 2018-20 SWAFS Work Programme and contributions from the SWAFS open public consultation. It identifies five priority areas to be translated into specific calls:

  • Accelerating and catalysing processes of institutional change;
  • Stepping up the support to Gender Equality in Research & Innovation policy;
  • Building the regional dimension of SWAFS partnerships;
  • Exploring and supporting citizen science;
  • Building the knowledge base for SWAFS.

The scoping papers are working documents not formally endorsed by the Commission, the adoption and publication of the 2018-2020 work programme is expected in October 2017.


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