Dr. Christian Ehler MEP: “Europe’s research and innovation budget is not enough to fight the COVID 19 crisis, restart EU economy and lead Europe to a digital and sustainable future”

Dr. Christian Ehler MEP: “Europe’s research and innovation budget is not enough to fight the COVID 19 crisis, restart EU economy and lead Europe to a digital and sustainable future”

The COVID-19 pandemic had clearly demonstrated the need for the European Union and its Member States to invest more in research and development. As Rapporteurs for Horizon Europe - Europe’s research and development programme - we strongly urge the Council and its...

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Press Release on BREXIT vote

Press Release on BREXIT vote

On the occasion of today's vote in the European Parliament, the Brandenburg CDU MEP Dr. Christian Ehler, EPP Group spokesman for the Industry, Research and Energy Committee, expressed his regret for the UK's exit from the European Union and for the lack of a mutually...

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European Parliament voted the partial agreement on Horizon Europe

European Parliament voted the partial agreement on Horizon Europe

The European Parliament voted today the partial agreement on Horizon Europe, the next European research and innovation programme due to start in 2021. EPP rapporteur for the Programme Dr Christian Ehler highlights the key achievements:

“Europe is at a historic crossroads, reason why European Parliament, Commission and Council agreed on a text before the elections. Thanks to the political willingness of the three Institutions, and the ambition of the Romanian Presidency, we were able to agree in only 3 months of negotiations, historically unprecedented, on a programme worth over €100 billion”.

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Council and Parliament reached agreement on Horizon Europe

Council and Parliament reached agreement on Horizon Europe

Council and Parliament negotiators reached today an agreement on Horizon Europe, the next European research and innovation programme due to start in 2021. EPP rapporteur for the Programme Dr Christian Ehler highlights the key achievements:

“Europe is at a historic crossroads, reason why European Parliament, Commission and Council agreed on a text before the elections. Thanks to the political willingness of the three Institutions, and the ambition of the Romanian Presidency, we were able to agree in only 3 months of negotiations, historically unprecedented, on a programme worth over €100 billion”.

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