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Parliament pushes for more solidarity in EU science funding

It’s wrong that the lion’s share of research money goes to countries that already have the best science. Funds should be redistributed to build a “stairway to excellence” for all member states, says ITRE


Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP says it is unacceptable that most EU research funding goes to the richer member states

A key committee in the European Parliament is pushing the European Commission to distribute research funding more evenly across the member states in a move that would put a bigger emphasis on solidarity.

In its first session after the summer break on 30 August, the European Parliament’s committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) adopted a report with amendments, on a European Commission Green Paper1 that seeks to create a common framework for EU research programmes such...



Related subjects: European Commission, European Parliament, European Union, ITRE, Horizon 2020, EPP

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