Oficina C, the Office of Science and Technology to the Spanish Congress, launches science-policy pairing initiative!

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Oficina C is the new Science and Technology Office servicing the Spanish Congress of Deputies.

They have been created to gather existing scientific and technological evidence on topics of the Congress´ interest and organise activities to foster dialogue between the scientific community, Deputies, and society. They want to contribute to the strengthening of scientific and technological evidence assessment as a fundamental – but not the only – aspect of parliamentary work in Spain.

Oficina C is currently working of the following topics of priority to the Congress of Deputies:

  • Green hydrogen as a fuel
  • Artificial intelligence and health
  • Advances in cancer treatments
  • Cybersecurity

Visit their website regularly to find out more on the progress of the reports – which will all be published here under Creative Commons licences (CC BY 4.0).

Oficina C launch first Science-policy pairing scheme in the Spanish parliament

Recently, Oficina C launched a novel science-policy pairing scheme in which research staff and Deputies share experiences for a week. If you would like to find out more and apply, you have until 28th July or until the call reaches 100 applications.

To apply: https://oficinac.es/actividades