It falls to the Romanian Council presidency to steer negotiations on the next seven year budget - and with it funding for R&D in Horizon Europe. But with political infighting at home and a term cut short by European Parliament elections, some in Brussels are worried
Meeting of member states’ research delegations this week in Brussels saw further disagreement over the direction of Horizon Europe. And a proposed mission to build a universal quantum computer is scratched
MEPs give formal backing to Commission’s next big research programme – and want to spend more than the €94.1B already proposed. Several members states oppose that, setting scene for at least another year of wrangling
Research commercialisation body sees proposed funding cut in favour of R&D aid for eastern member states. ‘We don’t want the research programme to reflect Trump-like policies,’ says Christian Ehler, rapporteur, as door is left open to UK
EU’s poorest country is the exemplar for why national systems need fixing before there is any preferential treatment in Horizon Europe. As things stand, more funding for R&D in Romania would be ‘money thrown out of the window’
Science|Business journalists and experts in Brussels, together with our partners in the Science|Business Network, are closely following developments of the EU’s research framework programmes, Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, which aim to boost innovation in Europe until 2020 and beyond.
Bookmark this page and register to our newsletter to follow developments closely – with Science|Business reports, events and news. For more information about how to get involved with the Science|Business Network and help to maximise the value of the Framework programmes, contact Maryline Fiaschi.
The unique forum convening public and private sector leaders for networking, intelligence and debates on research and innovation.