Directorate General for Research
Type of Organization
The Directorate General?s mission can be summarised as follows: 1) to develop the European Union?s policy in the field of research and technological development and thereby contribute to the international competitiveness of European industry; 2) to coordinate European research activities with those carried out at the level of the Member States; 3) to support the Union?s policies in other fields such as environment, health, energy, regional development etc; 4) to promote a better understanding of the role of science in modern societies and stimulate a public debate about research-related issues at European level.
Directorate-General for Research
For more information about this Organisation please visit: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/research/index_en.html