Leveraging Science Diplomacy in an Era of Geo-Economic Rivalry: Towards a European strategy
Science diplomacy – activities at the intersection of science and foreign policy – is receiving increased attention, not least within the European Union. Research and innovation are at the pinnacle of great power rivalry and fuel states’ competition over markets, innovation, and influence. This strategy report sketches out what science diplomacy can do for European foreign policy and how the European Union can strengthen its role as a science diplomacy actor.
This work was completed as part of the InsSciDE project. InsSciDE has received funding under the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme (grant agreement n° 770523, 2017-2022). This publication reflects only the author’s views and the European Union is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.