Europe: R and D cuts “could have been worse

 After all the scare stories of recent months, the budget settlement for the EU’s research and innovationpolicy Horizon 2020 for the years 2014-2020 could well have been a great deal worse. Huge cuts had beenexpected at the hands of the austerity-minded EU heads of state and government but the deal which emerged lastFriday (February 8th) was by no means all black. “It’s about 14% below our proposal which means that around700 000 people will miss out on an experience abroad under the Erasmus for All programme in 2014-2020 compared with the Commission's ...


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