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Switzerland preparing to participate in Horizon Europe

Government has requested the funds to maintain access to EU R&D programme

The Swiss government has made a formal request to parliament for the country’s estimated contribution to participate in the 2021-27 EU R&D programme, Horizon Europe.

The Federal Council, Switzerland’s government and executive, made the SFr5.4 billion (€5.1bn) request on 20 May. This includes the estimated cost of joining Horizon Europe as well as the EU digital programme and the international nuclear fusion demonstration project Iter.

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