Go back

Infrastructure leaders demand more funding from EU

Image: Bilal Kamoon [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

A larger share of the EU’s next R&D programme Horizon Europe should be devoted to infrastructure funding, a group representing major facilities has said.

The EIROforum group said that “well beyond” the proposed infrastructure funding of €2.4 billion is needed to enable Europe to remain a global leader in many scientific and technical domains. Its request is part of a position paper published on 15 May

The amount of funding put forward for the 2021-27 programme does not match the 2018 recognition from EU member state governments that infrastructures “play an essential role in the advancement and circulation of knowledge, the fostering of scientific excellence and enabling researchers to participate in cross-border research activities”, the group said.

This article is only available to Research Professional News subscribers or Pivot-RP users.

If you are a Research Professional News subscriber you can log in and view the article via this link

Pivot-RP users can log in and view the article via this link.