Advisory Board

The Advisory Board (AB) consists of representatives of national research organisations that will provide the main input for the project’s work programme, as well as other key experts in the field. The AB provides feedback and advice, and establishes links with important national networks in the scientific communities, communication networks, and countries in and beyond the consortium.

  • Dr René von Schomberg; Teamleader Science Policy; European Commission
  • Prof Krista Varantola; Emeritus Professor at the University of Tampere; board member of All European Academies (ALLEA); Council of Finnish Academies; Finland
  • Mr Jan Staman; member of the European Commission Horizon 2020 experts group on Strategic Foresight for R&I Policy
  • Dr Soeren Wiesenfeldt; Head of the Research Section; Helmholz Association of German Research Centres; Germany
  • Mrs Elisabeth Gulbrandsen; Special Adviser at Division for Innovation; The Research Council of Norway; Norway
  • Dr Liam Blackwell; ICT Theme Leader; Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council; UK
  • Dr Jean-Philippe Bourgoin; Director of the Strategy and Programmes; Atomic and Alternative Energies Commission; France
  • Dr Xu Gong; Division Director of the Bureau of Policy; National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • Dr Neeraj Sharma; Head of Policy, Planning & Co-ordination Cell; Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • Dr Fred Kronz; Program Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program; National Science Foundation; USA
  • Dr Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz; Science Director; The Sao Paolo Research Foundation; Brazil
  • Dr Anne-Maree Dowd; Executive Manager for Planning, Performance and Evaluation Strategy, Market Vision and Innovation; CSIRO; Australia