New statement from Science Europe on Horizon2020

Thursday, 15 September 2016

On September 13th Science Europe released a short Statement ‘Funding Research in Horizon 2020: Europe’s Most Valuable Strategic Resource’, available here.

Science Europe expresses strong concern that the research funding budget be maximised in Horizon 2020 so that Europe can fully realise its target of becoming a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy. Funding for research and innovation in Europe is a critical strategic investment which is essential for Europe’s long-term growth and prosperity.

The National Science Centre as a member of Science Europe supports this call on European policy makers, civil society and citizens to safeguard European research funding, ensuring that it is not treated as a pot from which other initiatives are funded.