Member of the European Parliament

Dan Nica is a Romanian engineer and politician, member of the Social Democratic Party in Romania. From 2000 to 2014 he held several ministerial positions such as Minister of Communications, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Administration and Home Affairs. He also served four terms as Member of the Romanian Parliament.

As Member of the European Parliament since 2014, Dan Nica is the S&D coordinator for the Committee on industry, research and energy and member in the Delegation for relations with the United States. He has been appointed in June 2018 as Rapporteur for Horizon Europe, the post-2020 Research & Innovation Framework Programme.

Dan Nica graduated the Electronics and Telecommunications Faculty, University of Iași (Romania), holds a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and co-designed three patented inventions.