After months of shadow-boxing, EU leaders have scheduled a few key meetings in November to decide how much and how Horizon 2020 money will be spent. A special Science|Business report examines the proposals on the table.
Under-investing in R&D is not a symptom of the economic crisis, but lies at its root cause. Horizon 2020 must be fuelled with sufficient funding to become Europe’s development engine for the future, says Ioannis Tsoukalas, MEP
As France’s new President Francois Hollande visits Berlin for key talks on the economic crisis, MEPs tell Science|Business he must shift the emphasis from austerity to innovation-fuelled growth - and deliver on his promise to boost R&D