Philippe Busquin #
Philippe Busquin was born on 6 January 1941 in Feluy and is a Belgian politician. He was Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2009 for the French Community of Belgium with the Parti Socialiste, part of the Socialist Group and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Philippe Busquin was the chairman of the Science and Technology Options Assessment Panel. He also was a substitute for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee.
From 1999 to 2004, Philippe Busquin was Member of the European Commission with responsibility for research.
Philippe Busquin is Honorary Member of Academia Europaea .