Research funding

Scientists ponder if flagships are fit for the future

EU officials are contemplating switching the formula for funding large-scale, multidisciplinary projects, replacing broad-brush flagships with targeted missions. Why spend €1B on brain research, if you could invest the money in a cure for Alzheimer’s? asks Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas  

09 Nov 2017

Horizon 2020’s final brainstorming act

Plan for the last three years of the EU R&D programme sees a tighter focus, more funding for research on security and migration, money for foreign researchers and a pledge to do more to help poorer member states develop their science base

31 Oct 2017
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