Commissioner carlos moedas
European Commissioner - Research, Science and Innovation
Commissioner Carlos Moedas is the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. Carlos is responsible for:
Making sure that research funding programmes, notably Horizon 2020, contribute to the Commission's jobs, growth and investment package.
Promoting the international excellence of the EU's research and science and strengthening research capacities and innovation across all Member States
Evaluating how EU‑funded research can be used more effectively.
Ensuring that Commission proposals are based on scientific evidence.
Encouraging private companies to apply research to meet challenges faced by society and create more high-quality jobs.