The European Research Council has handed out €619M to early-career researchers as part of the first Horizon Europe funding round, leaving 28 Swiss grantees to take the funds elsewhere, while UK winners have also been warned they may have to make similar decisions if association talks do not succeed. Scientists in Switzerland and the UK […]

In its latest edition, the European Commission will award the Horizon Impact Award, a prize dedicated to European projects that have positively affected society throughout Europe and beyond. It acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful results of EU research and innovation programmes, including Horizon 2020 (2014-2020) and its predecessor, the 7th Framework Programme (FP7, 2007-2013). […]

With natural hydrogen becoming increasingly popular, more and more start-ups and larger companies are racing to obtain licenses to explore its potential. According to scientists researching this underexplored alternative, hydrogen can be extracted straight from the ground to supplement hydrogen derived from fossil fuels and renewable energy sources. Using natural hydrogen removes the most energy-consuming […]

1. The European Research Area talks in Slovenia ended, but more political commitment is needed for the project to move forward Members of the European Union reached agreement in November on a reimagined European Research Area (ERA), setting the stage for the implementation of a single market for research with shared investment targets, principles, and […]