Paul Meller

The trouble with Framework Programmes

A quietly published review has criticised FP6 as too bureaucratic, and for not reaching out to the private sector. But are these failings being perpetuated in FP7?
18 Mar 2009

R&D to the rescue

Science and research will be held up as part of the solution to economic malaise at next week’s EU summit, where there is one broad topic on the agenda: the economic downturn.
11 Mar 2009

Making the most of Framework

The financial crisis has quashed hopes of an increase in the Framework Programme 7 budget. Now the focus is on making it work better.
28 Jan 2009