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Horizon 2020: The ethics project

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Horizon 2020: The ethics project

Science|Business begins a series of viewpoints on the ethical dimensions of Europe’s biggest R&D programme

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The value(s) of science: An open inquiry into the ethics of Horizon 2020
With Europe’s biggest-ever research programme, Horizon 2020, now underway, Science|Business gathered several leaders in European research, industry and policy to debate the ethical questions that may arise. Their reflections, gathered here, are part of a Science|Business effort to spotlight the ethical dimensions of this vital new EU initiative.
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