The BioMed Alliance meets with EC Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
The BioMed Alliance leadership met with Commissioner Mariya Gabriel to discuss how to improve biomedical research in Europe on 5 February. Ms Gabriel is responsible for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth portfolio within the European Commission. She oversees the implementation of Horizon Europe and manages all the strategic directions to develop a European Research Area.
The meeting was a good opportunity to discuss the value of biomedical research in our society and to call for strong support for collaborative and multidisciplinary health research initiatives across Horizon Europe.
The BioMed Alliance delegation was composed of BioMed Alliance BoD members: Prof. Axel Pries, Prof. Gunhild Waldemar, and Prof. Berthold Koletzko. The BioMed Alliance leadership stressed the medical scientific community commitment to advance biomedical research in Europe and to foster the cooperation with the European Commission.