To boost infectious disease research post-pandemic, Europe should emulate the Crick’s dual approach of running basic research in parallel with translating discoveries to treatments, saysNobel prize winner Michael Houghton
As the US rejoins the Paris agreement, Ernest J. Moniz, former US energy secretary, urges bigger budgets, broader ambitions for climate technologies. ‘We need to know which of these dogs can hunt by 2030’
Countries accounting for 75% of global GDP aim for carbon neutrality by 2060, creating huge demand for clean technologies. Horizon Europe must support research and scale-up to ensure Europe can lead these markets
Accepted wisdom holds earthquakes can’t be predicted. But a large-scale AI supported sensor system could change that, at the same time building Europe’s skills in real time environmental monitoring and becoming a standard bearer for citizen science
On 2 February, the European Commission announces its plans for the launch of Horizon Europe, its next R&D programme. In this essay for Science|Business, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel restates the broad goals of the programme.
As Portugual takes the EU helm, science minister Manuel Heitor outlines how EU programmes can boost research careers, promote a greener, fairer Europe, and speed pandemic recovery through a renewed European Research Area
Henrik C. Wegener, Rector of the University of Copenhagen, adds his voice to the chorus of leading science voices who are calling for excellent research to get its fair share of the extra €4B agreed for Horizon Europe