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Johannes Klumpers

European Commission DG RTD - Head of Unit RTD.03 – Chief Scientific Advisors, SAM-EGE
Johannes Klumpers leads the “Group of Chief Scientific Advisors – SAM, EGE” unit in the European Commission.

The Unit supports the Commission's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors who provide independent, external scientific advice to the European Commissioners. The group of advisors- with support by the Unit- collaborates in this endeavour with five European science academy networks. The Unit also supports the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE), advising the European Commissioners on ethical issues arising from science and/or emerging technologies.

In addition, the Unit develops policies on research integrity and research ethics and assesses Horizon 2020 applications and projects regarding their compliance with ethical and some legal requirements. A German National, born in Geneva in 1964, he studied forestry and wood technology and obtained his PhD from the French Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et Forêts (ENGREF). After several years of industrial research in Sweden, he joined the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research & Innovation in 1998 and has worked there on a variety of topics, from renewable raw materials and industrial processes to gender, science in society, finance and budget. He has been in his current post since its establishment, 1 October 2015.

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