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Research cut will send Europe in the wrong direction

Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger pleads with governments to reverse proposed €500M cut to next year’s Horizon 2020 budget next year saying, “If you are not prepared to invest in 2018, you will have to invest more in 2019 and 2020”

14 Sep 2017

Can EU’s new investment vehicle deliver?

The European Commission is hoping a new public-private fund of funds can bolster venture capital markets and funnel money to start-ups, while providing competition to the dominant European Investment Fund

22 Sep 2016

One year in, is the Juncker plan delivering?

After raiding Horizon 2020 funds, the European Fund for Strategic Investments is attracting private investment and on course to reach its €315B target. But the low risk projects it is financing are not wholly innovative - only one involves a research organisation
09 Jun 2016
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