The Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation was a portfolio within the European Commission. In 2019, the portfolio was merged with the Commissioner for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture to form the role of European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, held by Mariya Gabriel.
The portfolio was responsible primarily for research and improving the conditions in the Union for researchers. The post is known familiarly as Science and Research; however it involves other fields such as technology, development etc.
|1||Fritz Hellwig||West Germany||1967-1970||Rey Commission|
|2||Ralf Dahrendorf||West Germany||1973-1977||Ortoli Commission|
|3||Guido Brunner||West Germany||1977-1981||Jenkins Commission|
|4||Filippo Maria Pandolfi||Italy||1989-1993||Delors Commission|
|5||Antonio Ruberti||Italy||1993-1995||Delors Commission III|
|6||Édith Cresson||France||1995-1999||Santer Commission|
|7||Philippe Busquin||Belgium||1999-2004||Prodi Commission|
|8||Louis Michel||Belgium||2004||Prodi Commission|
|9||Janez Poto?nik||Slovenia||2004-2010||Barroso Commission I|
|10||Máire Geoghegan-Quinn||Ireland||2010-2014||Barroso Commission II|
|11||Carlos Moedas||Portugal||2014-2019||Juncker Commission|