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What kind of science do we want for which kind of world in 2025?

21.03.2012
What kind of science do we want to have in 2025? How would it be organized? How would it be funded? How would the world we want be shaped by this kind of science? And vice versa: How would the science we want be shaped by the kind of world we want?

These are questions that will be discussed in the session at the Planet under Pressure Conference on "Developing a VISION for harnessing R&D to sustainable development". Thursday, 29 March 2012 13.00

Press release from the Swedish Research Council Formas

The EU FP7 Coordination and Support Action “VISION RD4SD” (www.visionRD4SD.eu) is working on a “shared vision on how best to harness research and development for sustainable development (RD4SD).” This vision is being developed by the 33 partners and observers that include science funding bodies and national science policy institutions from 21 countries (European member states and beyond).

The session will focus on the first draft of the vision developed by the project and discuss it with the participants. The main part of the Key Event will be a facilitated discussion on the vision and its implications. The feedback from the participants of the session will be fed into the ongoing dialogue process of the VISION RD4SD project. Thus the session provides the opportunity for a wider target group to give inputs for the final version of the shared vision as well as for the road maps and strategies for its implementation.

For more information:
Jill Jäger, +43 (0)1 969 0728 17, jill.jaeger@speed.at
Anna Ledin, +46 70 323 40 15, anna.ledin@formas.se
Emilie von Essen Head of Media Relations, Phone: +468 775 40 38,Cell: +46 733 50 31 61 or eve@formas.se
VISION RD4SD (VISION Research and Development for Sustainable Development) is a Coordination and support action (2011-2013) financially supported by the European Commission 7th Framework Program, coordinated by the Swedish

Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (Formas).

Emilie von Essen | idw
Further information:
http://www.vr.se
http://pressure.sparks.co.uk/pup_session.asp?19165

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