The European Commission is standing firm on its plan to exclude researchers from the non-EU countries from “sensitive” parts of the bloc’s upcoming €95.5 billion research programme. The Commission wants to limit the participation of non-EU entities in 49 actions in the main 2021/22 Horizon work programme, which sets out funding priorities and competitions for […]

Writing and managing EU-funded projects can turn into a painful experience. Why EU research needs professional support.   By Marco Liviantoni EU Senior Expert at EFMC – European Fund Management Consulting   In almost 2 decades of experience in EU affairs, one of the things I learned is that writing a project proposal for EU funding […]

Researchers in EU13 countries are perplexing over how to tap new research programme to strengthen R&D systems, as a struggle to attract foreign talent due to low salaries, and pandemic-driven economic crisis sparking cuts in national science budgets. Over the next seven years, the EU is going to spend 3.3% of Horizon Europe’s budget on […]