This week in Europe in brief: Neutron institutes join forces; Parliament supports skills strategy; Germany and France lobby on excellence; Public procurement can promote growth, say MEPs; Happy birthday Marie Curie Actions.
Neutron institutes join forces
The European Spallation Source and the Institut Laue-Langevin have agreed to carry out joint research projects in neutron science. The two signed a memorandum of understanding on 26 September, which will lead to collaboration over a wide range of projects. The agreement also covers joint hosting and organisation of scientific and technical meetings.