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EMB has an outstanding reputation as a provider of high-quality science-policy advice. Our publications are designed for a non-technical audience, providing recommendations for future research and capacity building which can be addressed by European and national funding mechanisms.

We publish different types of documents depending on the target audience. Position papers are in depth analysis of a certain scientific topic, while our policy briefs provide a high-level summary of the key research needs and priorities on topics of strategic and emerging importance. Future Science Briefs have a similar target audience to position papers but are much shorter in length. Science commentaries are based on a single scientific publication, highlighting the policy messages. In addition, we publish reports as outcomes of the events we organise and in the framework of European projects.

If you would like hard copies of any of our publications, please contact the EMB Secretariat. You can find out more about our processes to produce these documents here.