A Science|Business investigation finds five ongoing EU research projects that include China’s ‘Seven Sons of National Defence’ universities, in network security, heat transfer and drones. No comment from Brussels, but experts warn of danger
To boost capacity in China monitoring, the Commission is funding three Horizon Europe projects to support and connect EU-based China scholars. ‘We have to get our own feed’ of information independent of US, says one
Despite calls for regulation, White House will move ‘one step at a time’ with the focus on domestic policy – plus a meeting with Google, Microsoft and other US execs for a ‘frank discussion’ on the risks of the technology
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.