‘Make or break’ time for EU budget, says former R&D chief

‘Make or break’ time for EU budget, says former R&D chief

Robert-Jan Smits warns that politicians’ credibility is at stake over the EU’s R&D budget Robert-Jan Smits, the former director-general of the European Commission’s research department, has warned it is “make or break” time for getting a deal on the EU’s 2021-27...
Growing risk of delay to start of Horizon Europe as talks drag on

Growing risk of delay to start of Horizon Europe as talks drag on

The European Parliament decried the EU Council’s “hardened stance” on top-ups for Horizon Europe and 14 other programmes, after negotiators failed once more to reach a deal on the EU’s multiannual budget. The negotiations took an unexpected turn on Wednesday, with the...
Horizon Europe: Grounds for investment

Horizon Europe: Grounds for investment

Horizon Europe is the best tool at hand to reach our economic and social goals, but it needs more support, argues Christian Ehler. Read the full article (online) Original article published by The Parliament magazin on April 10, 2020.