Proposal to build world’s largest particle collider is facing off against a rival effort in Switzerland. ‘We just need one in the world,’ says Wang Yifang, physicist and mastermind behind China’s accelerator
A drop in government share of global R&D spending sparks alarm – even as political anxiety over the future of technology rises. More than 40 per cent of global R&D is now performed by just 200 companies
As newer EU member states complain about brain drain, innovation expert Anita Tregner Mlinaric says increasing salaries is just one part of the answer to luring them home. National research ecosystems need to improve
Novel therapies being developed by IMI-funded researchers could help to prevent and cure rheumatoid arthritis by tackling the autoimmune disease in the very early stages, before debilitating symptoms appear.
Mind the gap: EU members struggling to meet 2020 renewable energy targets
Fewer than half of EU’s member states have reached their national 2020 targets for energy consumption from renewable sources. According to the latest Eurostat data, 17 member states were still falling short of their targets in 2017.
Europe’s big open science cloud project is formally getting underway, with the launch of its Governing Board. In this white paper, a cross-sector group of experts – from academia, industry and public-sector institutions – offers its suggestions on which issues need tackling first.