The Science Strategy 2012-2016 has been guided by and will complement EFSA ´s corporate Strategic Plan 2009-2013. It lays out the vision of how EFSA will continue to support the European food safety system over the next five years and meet the demands that are placed upon it.
On 20 October 2011, EFSA’s Management Board endorsed a Draft Science Strategy 2012-2016.
Consequently, on 4 November 2011, the draft Strategy was put out for consultation. The public consultation closed on 21 November 2011. Overall, EFSA received 62 comments from 16 organisations and individuals.
This report outlines the comments received during the public consultation and the way they are addressed in the forthcoming Strategy.