Navigation Links
European Commission and EMBL renew cooperation
Date:3/4/2011

In a Memorandum of Understanding signed today, the European Commission (EC) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) formalise their desire to maintain and further develop their cooperation.

"I am delighted to sign the renewed and strengthened Memorandum of Understanding between the European Commission and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory. I am confident that it will set the stage for even better and more fruitful cooperation between us. EMBL's excellent research is fundamental to our understanding of life itself and will underpin many of the advances we will see in medicine and other domains in the years to come," says Mire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.

In signing this statement, Geoghegan-Quinn and Iain Mattaj, Director General of EMBL, renew their institutions' commitment to cooperate to further the development of European research in the life sciences.

"As the European intergovernmental institution for molecular life sciences, EMBL has extensive scientific and technical expertise coupled with years of success empowering life scientists from European countries to conduct cutting-edge research at state-of-the art research infrastructures," Mattaj says. With a contribution of 12.4 million Euro in 2010, the EC is EMBL's single largest external funding body.

The pledge of mutual consultation and collaboration signed today in Heidelberg, Germany, at EMBL's main laboratory, reinforces the aims of the 1995 Administrative Agreement between the EC and EMBL, and updates it in keeping with the evolution of the European Commission and the research landscape in Europe over the past 15 years. The two parties pledge to consolidate and further develop the European Research Area, notably in the areas of research programming, training and mobility of researchers, research infrastructures, management of intellectual property and international collaboration.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sonia Furtado
sonia.furtado@embl.de
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. 8 special sessions at European Congress on Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis in Valencia
2. IOF calls for action following release of Eastern European & Central Asian Regional Audit
3. European Multidisciplinary Conference in Thoracic Oncology -- press program
4. Finland initiates European biomedical research infrastructures construction with $6.7 million for 2011
5. SEBM European Best Poster Prize awarded at Annual Conference of the German Society for Gene Therapy
6. European R&D leaders assembled in Tel Aviv will invest $70 million in joint R&D initiatives
7. Israeli Minister of Industry and Trade to address European R&D leaders in Tel Aviv
8. Transgenic corn suppresses European corn borer, saves farmers billions
9. Cellectis to Present at the Annual Congress of the European Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
10. Watch your seas: Marine scientists call for European marine observatory network
11. The European IVF Monitoring Group celebrates its 10-year anniversary
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/20/2017)... Delta (NYSE: DAL ) customers now can use ... Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). ... Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington ... Delta,s biometric boarding pass experience that ... integrated into the boarding process to allow eligible Delta SkyMiles Members who ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... 2017  Hunova, the first robotic gym for the rehabilitation and functional ... in Genoa, Italy . The first 30 robots will ... USA . The technology was developed and patented at ... IIT spin-off Movendo Technology thanks to a 10 million euro investment from ... click: ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... , April 24, 2017 ... and partner with  Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) ... "With or without President Trump,s March 6, 2017 ... Terrorist Entry , refugee vetting can be instilled with ... resettlement. (Right now, all refugee applications are suspended ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Any expert in stem cell research or ... for more than half a century. Despite their essential roles in human health ... known that molecular tags developed for this purpose also tag other, more abundant, non-stem ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... Ca (PRWEB) , ... August 14, 2017 , ... ... poorly characterized and performing antibodies. Key researchers in the antibody community have recently ... characterization and consistency for antibodies in the laboratory. , The team ...
(Date:8/11/2017)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... August 11, 2017 , ... Algenist ... plant collagen-based formulation unlocking collagen like never before. , Collagen is the key ... firsts to market with Liquid Collagen™, which include: , ...
(Date:8/10/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Each year in the United States more than 300,000 people ... independent lifestyle and, even worse, the one-year mortality rate is high, ranging from 12 ... of California Davis Medical Center (Sacramento) and Second Xiangya Hospital of the Central-South University ...
Breaking Biology Technology: