Posted by: bluesyemre | November 26, 2014

Horizon 2020 is not a lemon! Stop squeezing it!

  • The League of European Research Universities (LERU) has taken note of the Juncker Investment Package, as presented this morning at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. LERU fully shares the EC’s goals of job creation, innovation and growth. However, LERU regrets that money from Horizon 2020, the EU’s successful research and innovation programme, will be diverted to the European Fund for Strategic Investment (within the European Investment Bank), for a vague and highly uncertain project. In the midst of 2014/2015 EU budget discussions between the EU institutions, which are already very threatening for Horizon 2020 and its awarded budget, this is a new subversion of the most important EU funding source for research and innovation.

Full Press Release

http://www.leru.org/index.php/public/news/horizon-2020-is-not-a-lemon-stop-squeezing-it/


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