Máire Geoghegan-Quinn announced as new EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation, and Science

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, an Irish politician, is set to become the new European Commissioner for Research, Innovation, and Science.

“José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, today announced the portfolios responsibilities for the next Commission.

The President has held detailed consultations with all the Commissioners-designate in order to assign the right jobs to the right people.

The President believes that this team can deliver the agenda for change he set out in the political guidelines he presented in September, following his nomination by all 27 Member States and before his approval as President of the next Commission by the European Parliament.”

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