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A well-oiled R&D machine
12 January 2017
Research Strategies The next Framework Programme
In October 2016, the Science|Network of universities, companies and innovation organisations gathered in Brussels to debate the future of EU R&D programmes. The result: A profusion of ideas, recommendations and warnings for the future of EU research and innovation.
Pierre and Marie Curie University

UPMC represents French excellence in science and medicine. A direct descendant of the historic Sorbonne, UPMC is the top French university by the Shanghai world rankings, 6th in Europe and 35th in the world. UPMC encompasses all major sciences, such as mathematics (4st in the world); chemistry; physics; electronics; computer science; mechanics; Earth, marine and environmental sciences; life sciences; and medicine.


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UPMC has more than 5,000 researchers and professors working in 100 laboratories across four divisions: Modeling & Engineering; Energy, Matter & the Universe; Living Earth & Environment; Life & Health. The research ranges from fundamental to applied, with the aim to push the boundaries of knowledge and to explore major issues of sustainable development that preoccupy our society in the twenty-first century, including health, climate change, water, biodiversity, energy, and communications.

Knowledge production happens at all levels, in national and international research laboratories, and with industrial partners through technology transfer and innovation. UPMC has particularly focused on multidisciplinary approaches to boost innovation potential.

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