The informal meeting was chaired by Germany’s Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek.

Doorstep Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research

At this informal meeting, research ministers discussed the contributions of research and innovation to processes of social, economic and ecological transformation. At this first meeting of research ministers during Germany’s Council Presidency, the Trio Presidencies of Germany, Portugal and Slovenia presented their common roadmap for research and education policy.

The Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, and the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel, held a joint press conference after the meeting at 16.00.