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Parliament’s priorities

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There are signs that new MEPs might put research and innovation front and centre, says Jan Palmowski.

The EU is defined by its political and social values, the creation of a common market, and finding collective responses to global problems. The 2019 European elections were framed by concerns closely related to these, and which elicited real controversy—migration, the environment, the market, human rights.

The growth of the far right, as well as the greens and the liberals, represents a fundamental clash on these issues. What does this mean for science and innovation?

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