Highlights of ESAF meeting on scientific advice during the COVID-19 crisis

On Wednesday 24 June 2020, the European Science Advisors Forum (ESAF) organized a virtual meeting in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The meeting focused on lessons that can be learned from the crisis for providing strategic scientific advice.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual ESAF meeting of 2020 was virtual. With over 45 participants, we shared lessons on the use of scientific advice in the COVID-19 crisis. In this document we gathered highlights from the discussion and the questionnaires, which most participants completed before the meeting.

Download the highlights of the meeting here:

Highlights virtual ESAF meeting, 24 June 2020

In preparation of the meeting, ESAF members and associates shared examples of national science advice contributions on COVID-19. These contributions can be viewed here.

Preparations for ESAF-6: inventory of national sience advice contributions