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  • What if your shopping were delivered by drones?


    Known as Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), drones have become increasingly present due to a sharp drop in production costs, as a consequence of recent innovations...

  • Science and Technology Options Assessment - Annual Report 2014


    STOA is tasked with providing scientific evidence for decision-making in the European Parliament by conducting projects and organising workshops. In 2014 STOA completed projects on measuring scientifi...

  • Learning and teaching technology options: Study


    Educational technology encompasses a wide array of technologies and methodologies that are shaped by stakeholders’ behaviours and affected by contextual factors that, if adequately mixed, can contribu...

MEP-Scientist Pairing

In June 2015 STOA launched the 4th edition of this project, which aims at enhancing mutual understanding and establishing lasting links between MEPs and experts. More details about the project, including the application and selection process, are available in the invitation below (deadline: 31 July 2015).


STOA received 326 applications. After the eligibility screening, 108 applicants were selected (see list below). The list will be sent to MEPs inviting them to choose their counterpart in an 'MEP-scientist pair', after which the candidates will be informed about the final outcome of their application and the next steps.

 List of scientists