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Meeting with the three EU Presidents

On 15 November 2012,  Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission received a delegation of science representatives and Nobel laureates to deliver the open letter and inform about the success of the petition. The members of the delegation were:

 

Tim Hunt (Nobel Prize 2001 in Medicine, Initiator Open Letter)
Jules Hoffmann (Nobel Prize 2011 in Medicine)
Maria Leptin (President, Initiative for Science in Europe, Initiator Petition)
Helga Nowotny (President, Scientific Council of the ERC)
Leif Schröder (ERC Starting Grantee / Young Academy of Europe)
Wolfgang Eppenschwandtner (Executive Coordinator, Initiative for Science in Europe)

 

The press conference was held jointly with MEP Amelia Sartori, chair of the ITRE Committee and MEP Maria da Graca Carvalho, rapporteur for the specific programme of Horizon 2020.

 

Meeting with Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council

group picture

Leif Schröder, Maria Leptin, Helga Nowotny, Herman van Rompuy, Tim Hunt,

Jules Hoffmann

Maria Leptin, Herman van Rompuy

Maria Leptin, Herman van Rompuy

Meeting with Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

Tim Hunt, Helga Nowotny, Martin Schulz, Maria Leptin, Jules Hoffmann

Martin Schulz, Tim Hunt

Meeting with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

Wolfgang Eppenschwandtner, Maria Leptin, José Manuel Barroso

Leif Schröder, Jules Hoffmann, Tim Hunt,  Helga Nowotny, José Manuel Barroso,

Maria Leptin, Wolfgang Eppenschwandtner

Press conference in the European Parliament with MEP Sartori and Carvalho

Maria Leptin, Jules Hoffmann, Maria Graça de Carvalho, Amelia Sartori,

Helga Nowotny, Tim Hunt

Leif Schröder

 

Credits:

1,2 © The Council of the European Union

3,4; 7,8:  © European Union - European Parliament
5,6: © European Union, 2012

 

Meeting with the François Hollande, President of France and Jean-Yves Mérindol, advisor to the President

 

 

Merindol

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Jean-Yves Mérindol, Michèle Leduc