Who We Are

Thinking ahead for Europe

Founded in Brussels in 1983, CEPS is a leading think tank and forum for debate on EU affairs, with an exceptionally strong in-house research capacity and an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world.


Time to re-energise the EU’s capital markets

Building investable and competitive ecosystems

CEPS Publication

Industrial Transformation in a time of crisis

How to keep our eye on the low-carbon ball

CEPS Event

Nurturing deep-tech unicorns in the EU

CEPS - CDP Policy workshop

CEPS Publication

Assessing the EU’s military assistance to Ukraine

Too little but not too late to do better

CEPS Publication

Enablers and challenges of the digital transition in the EU

Key recommendations for innovative business ecosystems, effective implementation of new rules, and a skilled workforce for the future

CEPS Expert commentaries

Our expert commentaries offer timely and succinct analysis of current events and opinion on the key developments in Europe

29 Nov 2022

The US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) puts the EU in an uncomfortable position. At long last, the Americans pass legislation…

23 Nov 2022

Not all COPs are made equally. After 2021’s COP26 in Glasgow  – successfully hyped up by the Boris Johnson-led UK…

21 Nov 2022

Cold, hard geopolitics is back with a vengeance and the EU has decided it will not be sidelined. The war…


Latest Publications

CEPS produces research papers and reports on current and upcoming policy challenges. Browse through the latest publications on the right or click to view all our publications.

CEPS Events

CEPS organises various types of events for its members and the public. Browse through the forthcoming events below or click on the button to view all our events.


Cybersecurity@CEPS SUMMIT 2022

The many faces of cybersecurity during an era of uncertainty

Place du Congrès 1, Brussels, Belgium
  • Lorena Boix-Alonso,
  • Adrian Culley,
  • Lise Fuhr,
  • Florian Pennings,
  • Ross Anderson,
  • Christiane Kirketerp De Viron,
  • Bart Groothuis,
  • Joanna Swiatkowska,
  • Christian D’Cunha,
  • Christian Callies,
  • Hester Somsen,
  • Ralf Schneider,
  • Eli Noam,
  • Despina Spanou,
  • Josef Schroefl,
  • Afonso Ferreira,
  • Wolfgang Kleinwachter,
  • Andrea Rigoni,
  • Olaf Kolkman,
  • Wiktor Staniecki,
  • Prof Paul Timmers

Squaring the Circle: Policies from Europe’s Circular Economy Transition

Launch of the new World Bank report

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Is the European Green Deal gender-sensitive?

How to ensure no one is left behind

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CEPS Videos on YouTube

A selection of some of our latest videos. You can find more on our youtube channel.

Latest Projects & Task Forces

Through our project exchanges and collaborative Task Force work, we share our research and policy analysis and offer potential solutions for EU policymaking.

24 Jan 2023 - 31 May 2023


Advances in quantum technologies may drastically change the world as we know it. They are expected to positively impact many…

01 Feb 2020 - 31 Jan 2024


The EU-funded EUSOCIALCIT project will review policies to boost European social citizenship. It will develop…

EU-GCC Dialogue on Economic Diversification
Ongoing Project
01 Jan 2018 - 15 Apr 2024

EU-GCC Dialogue on Economic Diversification

The EU-GCC Dialogue on Economic Diversification project initiated its activities in April 2018. Its overall…

Explore our Membership Services

The challenges facing Europe have never been so great … nor the stakes so high. Join CEPS and make a vital contribution to the debate.

Corporate Membership

Designed for multinational corporations and other large and medium-sized companies, our corporate membership gives access to state-of-the-art research and participation in a dynamic forum for networking and exchanging ideas.

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Institutional Membership

CEPS offers its institutional membership to diplomatic missions and embassies, trade associations, NGOs, universities and regional offices.

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In lieu of membership, some organisations prefer to contribute to and participate in CEPS’ activities by awarding us an annual grant.

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