Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.


10-01-2019 - Innovative solutions for research in healthcare

STOA 21-11-2018 - 11:13

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR RESEARCH IN HEALTHCARE Developing a novel approach to deliver better precision medicine in Europe (Read more)

04-12-2018 - EPTA Conference 2018: Towards a digital democracy – Opportunities and challenges

STOA 30-11-2018 - 20:59
Digital Democracy

The European Parliamentary Technology Assessment (EPTA) is a network of technology assessment (TA) institutions specialising in advising parliamentary bodies in Europe. The EPTA partners advise parliaments on the possible social, economic and environmental impact of new sciences and technologies. STOA holds the EPTA Presidency for 2018. (Read more)

29-11-2018 - Workshop on Type-approval requirements for motor vehicles

IMCO 11-12-2018 - 11:45
A road in the shape of an arrow with the words road to safety on top.

Each year, more than 1.25 million people die worldwide as a result of road traffic crashes and 50 million people get injured. In EU, over 25.000 Europeans die each year in road accidents and over a million is injured. The workshop will gather MEPs, industry experts, associations and stakeholders, to analyse the latest digital technologies which can help to reduce fatalities and injuries caused by road accidents. (Read more)

21-11-2018 - Brexit and the Horizon Europe Programme

ITRE 26-11-2018 - 10:48
European flag jigsaw puzzle with one piece separated and of the UK flag

The workshop will give Members the chance to explore in detail the impacts of Brexit on the Horizon Europe Programme. Three high level speakers will give a general overview of the potential impacts and consider them from the perspectives of European Research and Technology organisations and European corporate research. Their presentations will be followed by a question and answer session with Members. (Read more)

21-11-2018 - Brain, New Approach to Brain Diseases

ENVI 27-11-2018 - 11:05
Illustration depicting a neuron

The purpose of the workshop is to highlight current and new approaches to the treatment of brain diseases, including diagnosis and rehabilitation. The panel of expert speakers will address both clinical and policy issues through an exploration of the following topics: neurological disorders, dementia, stroke, framework conditions for tackling brain diseases in Europe: The importance and scope for dialogue and co-operation between scientists, industry and society will also be explored. (Read more)

19-11-2018 - Workshop "EU preparedness against CBRN weapons"

SEDE 15-11-2018 - 15:57
Workshop - Poldep

'The Policy Department is pleased to invite you to a workshop on EU preparedness against CBRN weapons with: • Dr Claude WACHTEL, Associate senior research fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Paris, France). • Elisande NEXON, Senior research fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Paris, France). (Read more)

07-11-2018 - How to win Elections: Reflections on the use and misuse of technology in electoral campaigns

STOA 30-11-2018 - 21:13

Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) and European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) (Read more)

11-10-2018 - The revision of OLAF Regulation in light of the future cooperation with EPPO

CONT 25-10-2018 - 10:12
OLAF Regulation

In October 2017, the Council adopted the Regulation implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutors Office (EPPO). This regulation will have a considerable impact on the way the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) works. (Read more)

10-10-2018 - How can we better communicate the results of EU spending to citizens?

CONT 11-10-2018 - 13:55
EU spending to citizens

In recent years, the European institutions have started to introduce performance-based budgeting, meaning that the control of EU spending is including increasingly performance-based auditing in addition to the traditional compliance audit. These changes require a review of whether the policy for communicating the results of EU spending to the media and citizens is still adequate. (Read more)

09-10-2018 - Strengthening the competitiveness of the Internal Market

IMCO 15-10-2018 - 12:09
Blue key of a computer keyboard with the text "customs declaration" on it

Policy Department A is organising for IMCO Committee, in cooperation with IMCO Secretariat, a workshop on "Strengthening Competitiveness of the Internal Market by Developing the EU Customs Union and its Governance" in order to assess the possible options to develop the customs union and enhance the performance of the Internal Market. (Read more)

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  • Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies
  • Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies
  • Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs
  • Policy Department for Budgetary Affairs
  • Committees: BUDG-CONT
  • Policy Department for External Relations