28.10.2011 []

Conclusions of the Policy Stakeholders' Conference in Astana 2011 now available

The Policy Stakeholders’ Conference 'Evaluation approaches in S&T policy making: sharing good practices', which was held in Astana on 26-27 May 2011 upon invitation of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, was the third of its kind. Decision makers and experts at ministerial level as well as key persons from research and science organisations in EU- and EECA-countries were invited to this exchange that meant to trigger new momentum for cooperation.

The agenda featured a number of current issues regarding bi-regional cooperation. A special focus was laid on analytical methods of policy advice such as the evaluation of research institutions, international benchmarking processes and the joint assessment of political strategies and concepts.

Download the Conclusions of the Astana Conference.

Learn more about the series of Policy Stakeholders' Conferences.

Visit the website of the 4th Policy Stakeholders' Conference “EU-EECA Cooperation in Research and Innovation: The way towards 2020 , which will take place in Warsaw, 15-16 November 2011 under the Polish Presidency of the EU Council.