EU-LIFE is an alliance that gathers fifteen renowned European research centres in life sciences.
Partners in EU-LIFE operate with similar principles of excellence, external review, integrity and independence, competitiveness, internationality, and social responsibility.
EU-LIFE partners believe that they can join forces to better address complex questions in research, training and research management, thereby contributing to pushing European science forward.
Specific working groups join efforts, share best practices, brainstorm, and design common activities in areas of common interest such as technology transfer, international collaboration, translational research, science communication, competitive funding strategies, recruitment, and training.
EU-LIFE advocates for a better research value in and for Europe. Therefore, EU-LIFE has established itself as a voice for life sciences research institutes in European policy arena. Thus, it is recognised as a relevant stakeholder in European policy participating regularly in the European Commission policy dialogue. EU-LIFE current priorities are focused on research strategy and funding, European Research Area (ERA), Open science, Gender equality and research infrastructures.