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11 06, 2020

European Academies on Regenerative Medicine: Great Medical Promises Threatened by Undue Pressure to Gain Fast-Track Approvals

Science and medical experts from all over Europe caution that enthusiasm on the broad potential of regenerative medicine applications has led to a gap between expectations and the realities of translating regenerative medicine technologies into

18 03, 2020

European Academies: Plastic Crisis Requires Fundamental System Change

The European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) warn that current efforts to resolve the plastics crisis are ineffective and misleading. Policymakers and industry must address conflicts in the whole system, from production to end-of-life. “Reducing

7 11, 2019

Academies warn against unregulated use of Traditional Chinese Medicine

The European Academies of Science and Medicine call for evidence-based diagnosis and therapy in response to the WHO inclusion of Traditional Chinese Medicine in its standard framework. “Just because the World Health Organisation includes a

11 10, 2019

European Academies call for Excellence, Fairness and Openness in the Implementation of Horizon Europe

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, submitted a statement to the European Commission calling for a strong and well-resourced framework programme guided by principles of excellence, fairness and openness, and making

13 09, 2019

EASAC’s Environmental Experts call for international action to restrict climate-damaging forest bioenergy schemes

The international peer-reviewed journal "Global Change Biology - Bioenergy" has just published a paper authored by 15 of EASAC’s Environmental Experts on the serious mismatches between science and policy on forest bioenergy. This is based