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European Commission Confirms First Chief Science Adviser, Scottish microbiologist Anne Glover

Dec 22, 2011

At the European Commission Innovation Convention 2011 on  5-6 December 2011, European Commission's event to celebrate the first anniversary of its Innovation Union initiative, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso announced that European Union's first chief science adviser and Scottish microbiologist Anne Glover will be taking her new position in January 2012. In addition to be an independent adviser to Barroso on scientific issues and controversies, she will also “act as a bridge with the scientific community to ensure that innovation contributes to our growth” Barroso said.

BILAT-USA (Grant Agreement no: 244434) and Link2US (Grant Agreement no: 244371) Projects are co-funded by the European Union’s Capacities Programme on International Cooperation under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Cooperation.