On 30 July 2019 Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, announced the names of the experts selected as members for the mission boards. Missions will be a part of the next research and innovation framework programme (2021-2027) dealing with five major European challenges. The chairs for the boards had been announced earlier this month.
News from Jul 31, 2019
Each mission board consists of 15 experts, including the chair, who will identify first possible specific missions for the areas of cancer, climate change, healthy oceans, climate-neutral cities and healthy soil and food by the end of 2019. This process will also include an assembly gathering a larger number of high-level experts. A first discussion with citizens, stakeholders and experts from Member states will take place during the European Research and Innovation Days in Brussels from 24 to 26 September 2019.