2020 was definitely a landmark year. Find out our 2020 highlights in European science policy, Institutional practice and expertise and in EU-LIFE strategy.
On 24 December, the EU and UK secured a post-Brexit trade deal. It was heartening news that the deal includes UK participation in Horizon Europe – which is important for health, wealth and wellbeing of everyone in Europe including the UK and beyond.
We are launching a Twitter campaign to give an overview of EU-LIFE members’ commitment to research excellence. Find out more on our values, our identity… our #EULIFEDNA!
Dirk Inzé, Director of the Center for Plant Systems Biology of EU-LIFE member VIB, appointed to the ERC Scientific Council
With Nektarios Tavernarakis, Research Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB-FORTH), Vice-President of the European Research Council, and Geneviève Almouzni, honorary director of the Research Center of the Institut Curie, there are now three leading scientists of EU-LIFE institutes appointed active members of the ERC Scientific Council.
EU-LIFE congratulates the European leaders on the agreement reached for the EU 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) Programme, which is crucial for Europe to move forward.
The EU-LIFE community continues to join forces with researchers, innovators, policy makers and all relevant actors across the European continent to enable the best science and ensure the transformation of scientific achievements into improvements in peoples’ lives. We can only do this well with our partners from the United Kingdom.
On 10th November, the European Council, the European Commission (EC) and the European Parliament reached a historic agreement on the budget for the next seven years, the Multiannual Framework Programme (MFF), to be formally approved later this year.
The European Parliament. the European Commission’s and EU Council’s negotiating teams finally agreed yesterday on the Multiannual Financial Framework of 2021-27. This is an important step to ensure that there will be no gap in European funding when the current multiannual financial framework ends in January 2021.