As the decade-long - and at times controversial - Human Brain Project draws to a close, there are fears the research landscape around neurosciences could fragment. Member states now want a new way to coordinate research.
In wide-ranging interview, the research commissioner outlines issues standing in the way of the UK and Switzerland taking part in Horizon Europe. There is also an update on the European Research Area and a call for one and all to back the research missions
Following objections from member states, the Commission has shifted position and after receiving assurances, now appears open to UK involvement in these strategic fields, while Israel will be allowed to take part in quantum research
Slovenian presidency is open to letting research and university associations be involved in the future governance of the European Research Area, but admits further talks are needed to work out best way to do this
After a year of silence, the European Commission finally sets out objectives for each of five pan-EU missions - a new Horizon Europe instrument marrying research and policy to address ‘Grand Challenges’ like climate change and loss of biodiversity