One all inclusive Science ministry set up in the EU

One all inclusive Science ministry set up in the EU

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
CAPACITIES: Infrastructures

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Support to existing research infrastructures

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050

Wild Card's description 
A single EU body is established for Science policy. This is exclusive of bottom up research as high level politicians shape the research agenda. Researchers 'fall out of love' with science and become disillusioned with research and there becomes a lack of interest in science at floor level.