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Overhead shot of Science Europe event networking session on their premises
Overhead shot of Science Europe event networking session on their premises


Our 41 members from 30 European countries bring together national research funding agencies and prominent research performing organisations. They are among Europe’s major players in public research funding. Together they spend over €22.4 billion on research each year.

Our members work with the Science Europe Office to leverage their collective expertise to shape the best possible conditions and policies for scientific research.

Science Europe’s Member Organisations are highly recognised nationally and internationally. Together, they contribute approximately €22.4 billion to research per year. They join forces in Science Europe to support the best conditions for research and researchers.

Science Europe’s initiatives and advocacy activities are based on the expertise and experience of our members. The Science Europe Office works closely with all members on a daily basis through mechanisms such as its Working Groups, Task Forces, and Policy Networks and through the association’s primary bodies, the Governing Board and the General Assembly.

Science Europe is fully funded by its members.

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Science Europe's Member Organisations

  • Have substantial and significant impact on their national research system and budget
  • Are primarily funded through national public funding
  • Have substantial operating independence from their national government

Our members

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Fonds


The leading Austrian non-university institution for science and research.

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Българска академия на науките


The leading scientific, spiritual, and expert centre of Bulgaria, conducting research, training, and other activities.

Hungarian Research Network
Magyar Kutatási Hálózat


Driven to explore and dedicated to promoting scientific research excellence; HUN-REN conducts basic and applied research in natural & life sciences, social sciences & the humanities.

Institute of Health Carlos III
Instituto de Salud Carlos III


ISCIII is the main public research entity funding, managing, and carrying out biomedical research in Spain.

National Institute for Nuclear Physics
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare


A research agency dedicated to the study of the fundamental constituents of matter and the laws that govern them.

Spanish National Research Council
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas


Develops and promotes research that will help bring about scientific and technological progress in Spain.