There has been progress towards the 2020 targets, but EU averages hide differences in attainment between and within member states. More effort is needed, notably on basic skills, where the EU is actually falling behind its objectives
Romanian MEP Dan Nica, rapporteur on Horizon Europe, wants to make it harder for non-EU scientists to win grants. “We don’t have enough money to send around the world,” he says. Many argue his ideas would damage science
The European Commission has hit a brick wall of member state objections to key proposals for the next EU research programme. With the clock ticking, Science|Business assesses the chances of reaching agreement before the May 2019 elections
Registration is now open for the IMI Stakeholder Forum 2018, which will take place on Wednesday 24 October in Brussels. The theme this year is ’The value of cross-sectoral health research and innovation’.