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Tackling gender imbalance in the research ecosystem

The gender imbalance in the research ecosystem is something that must be addressed. Stephan Kuster, Acting Director of Science Europe discusses

Connecting Nature project will focus on bringing nature to EU cities

Trinity College professors are to lead a €12m Horizon 2020-funded project to bring nature back to European cities

Maintaining high quality innovation in Denmark

Open Access Government’s Ciara Ruane explores how Denmark has excelled in research and innovation when compared to other European member states

Attracting talented researchers remains a focus of the SNSF

Open Access Government highlights how the SNSF is supporting science in Switzerland while attracting talented researchers into the field

Is this the second coming of living labs in Europe?

Here, Seija Kulkki, of Aalto University School of Business discusses participative RDI for inclusive transformations and Europe’s living labs

The vast potential of European science and research

In a speech, Commissioner Moedas shares how the European Research Council has pushed the boundaries of discovery and helped to develop European science

Enhancing road safety applications for truck drivers

Christos Oikonomopoulos-Zachos, IMST GmbH details how advanced communication techniques can be used for road safety applications

FinnFusion: Advancing fusion research in Finland

The FinnFusion Consortium focuses on two centres of excellence, fusion power plant analysis and remote handling, explains Dr Tuomas Tala

Horizon 2020 programme performs well but needs adjustment

Researchers and governments have given their views and feedback on the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme as it reaches the halfway mark

Denmark is highly successful at securing EU research funding

Compared to other EU member states, Denmark shows great success when it comes to gaining grants from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
Horizon 2020: What full association means for Swiss research

Horizon 2020: What full association means for Swiss research

Philipp Langer, head of the EU Framework Programmes section, SERI, highlights Switzerland’s participation in Horizon 2020 now it has full association
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Brexit white paper expands on May’s 12 point plan

The government issued its Brexit white paper at lunchtime, outlining plans to leave the customs union and curb immigration but maintain ‘frictionless trade’ Following the vote yesterday to allow Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and begin the process of leaving the EU, the government today published the promised white...
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New York event highlights Horizon 2020 opportunities to US researchers

A recent event hosted by the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York highlighted Horizon 2020 opportunities for researchers in the US With nearly €80 billion in funding available, Horizon 2020 is the European Commission’s largest research and innovation initiative to date. One of the key aims of...
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New review looks at the efficiency of EFSI and Horizon 2020

A new review examining the effectiveness of EFSI and Horizon 2020 has been published by the European Universities Association
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EU-LIFE publish recommendations for EU research programme

Excellent science should be the key focus of the next EU research framework programme, says EU-LIFE
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Ireland’s Horizon 2020 funding target is on track

Ireland's Horizon 2020 performance target is on track, and the country's commitment to the EU is strong, Innovation Minister John Halligan tells AG Ireland has been investing assiduously in its national research and innovation capacity for almost two decades. As a consequence of this sustained investment, Ireland is now host...
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Switzerland’s Horizon 2020 access returned

Switzerland’s Horizon 2020 associated country status will be reinstated following the resolution of a dispute over the free movement of people with the EU Researchers in Switzerland will once again have equal access to the Horizon 2020 funding programme from 1 January 2017, the European Commission has revealed. Since September 2014,...
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Horizon 2020 application success rate falls due to popularity

An analysis of Horizon 2020 two years on highlights strong competition for EU research funding, with one in nine eligible proposals receiving a grant last year Chances of winning a grant from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 research programme have fallen to around one in nine from an average of...
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European high level group to review Horizon 2020 progress

Members of a new European Commission high level group will evaluate Horizon 2020 progress and help direct the future of EU research policy The European Commission has announced members of an advisory group tasked with reviewing the progress of Horizon 2020 and guiding future EU research and innovation priorities. The high...
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EU funding for health, demographic change and wellbeing projects

Sarah Collen-Godman, Senior Policy Manager – NHS European Office at the NHS Confederation discusses how the Horizon 2020 programme will help to address major societal challenges Horizon 2020, Europe’s research and innovation programme, was launched at the beginning of 2014 and will run until 2020. It is the EU’s overarching, multi-disciplinary...

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