As Science|Business this month marks the 1000th issue of its newsletter, we republish our investigation into how and why the ERC lost its then-president in a 2020 fight over the agency’s mission. After an extensive search, molecular biologist Maria Leptin was named president in 2021. This article first appeared 29 October 2020.
Officials say Commission is divided on loaded question of excluding close EU partners UK and Israel from quantum and space research - and voice concerns at how the row is delaying rollout of Horizon Europe
Pledge to support domestic chip fabs as EU’s dependence on Asian supplies of these essential components hits production of finished goods. Meanwhile, Brussels advances battery project in another bid restore technology independencechip
New global science blueprint adds caveats to previous commitment to open research, especially in relation to China, but also looks to revitalise research collaboration with US and other countries with ‘shared values’