Multi-million EU research grants stir debate in Italy

By |januar 10th, 2020|ERC, ERC grants, European Research Council, News, research spending, university|

A scathing article critising the generous grants allocated by the European Research Council (ERC) appeared in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera on Sunday (5 January), reviving a long-running debate in Italy over the poor state of the country's rese...

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How frontier research could be the answer to a more sustainable future

By |december 28th, 2019|Biodiversity, demography, European Research Council, Frontier Research, Health, medicine, News, Renewable energies|

More frequent extreme weather events, increasing political nationalism and growing economic inequality are making climate progress harder to achieve. EURACTIV looked at the work of four frontier researchers to explore how a more sustainable future could look like. // “Education...

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Frontier researchers to benefit from new Horizon 2020, despite looming budget cuts

By |december 16th, 2019|EU budget 2021-2027, European Parliament, European Research Council, Horizon 2020, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, MFF, News|

As member states are locked into negotiations over the next EU budget, research has become an easy target for cuts. Meanwhile, EU-funded scientists urge that frontier research is becoming more important than ever with new challenges ahead.

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ERC president: Brains should become main resource of Europe

By |november 25th, 2019|European Research Council, News|

Instead of funding 'business as usual'-research, the need to take a long-term perspective is crucial for innovative solutions, but that is often difficult to accept for policymakers, the head of a top European research agency told EURACTIV.com in an in...

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Planet discoverer calls for ‘strong promotion’ of EU research

By |april 6th, 2017|Carlos Moedas, European Research Council, Horizon 2020, Michaël Gillon, NASA, News, Science, Space|

Michaël Gillon is the researcher behind Trappist-1, the system including planets that is potentially liveable. Together with Commissioner Carlos Moedas, Gillon told EURACTIV.com about the importance of EU support and played down the public relations war with NASA when the discovery was first announced.

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Moedas: ‘We need to shout’ to sell our discoveries

By |marec 21st, 2017|Carlos Moedas, European Research Council, NASA, News, Science, Space|

The EU needs to be “bolder” and “shout” to promote its own scientific achievements to counter the PR tactics of partners like the US, Commissioner for Research Carlos Moedas said on Monday (21 March).

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