International collaboration

Western democracies craft alliance on quantum technology

Joint research calls, supply chain monopolies and standards setting. All these topics and more were on the agenda at a meeting in Washington DC. China was shut out, opening a geopolitical fault line in a critical technology of the future

12 May 2022

MEPs demand negotiating role in Horizon Europe association

With association now linked to the EU’s wider relationship with Switzerland and the UK, the parliament wants a formal position in talks. Research programmes have increasingly become ‘strategic instruments’ tied to the ‘general political agenda’

28 Sep 2021