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EU to adopt fast-track model for research and innovation funding

As it prepares to launch €418 million of new calls, the Commission says the bureaucracy-lite public-private projects set up in the economic emergency will be a model for research funding in the future


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The €3.2 billion public-private partnerships (PPPs) programme set up at speed in response to the financial crisis, is to be the new model for research and innovation funding, the European Commission has announced.

A third - €418 million - call under the partnerships programme is due to be launched later this month. Industry has applauded the PPPs, and in particular the flexibility, lack of bureaucracy and fast and efficient approach. “Even though the PPPs were set up...



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