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Meet the Circle U. President!

Meet the Circle U. President!

1 February, Svein Stølen was elected president of Circle U., and will steer the alliance through its initial development phase. In this interview Stølen, a Professor of Chemistry and Rector of the University of Oslo, shares his vision and...

Cutting-edge innovation in Europe is made through the European Research Council (ERC)

Cutting-edge innovation in Europe is made through the European Research Council (ERC)

The budget of the next framework programme “Horizon Europe” for the period 2021-2027 has reduced significantly over the past few months.Of the 160 billion euros requested by Jean-Claude Juncker in March 2018, the European Parliament agreed to120 in November 2018. In the end only 84.9 billion euros will be allocated to the programme, as stated by the European Parliament and the Council in their last agreement. This is just over half of the initial amount proposedand about the same as for Horizon 2020 (79 billion euros).