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2020 in a nutshell

2020 was definitely a landmark year. Find out our 2020 highlights in European science policy, Institutional practice and expertise and in EU-LIFE strategy.

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.

Post-BREXIT: EU-LIFE urges both sides to reach a deal in Research & Innovation

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.

Deal for EU seven-year budget: how to best allocate top up Horizon Europe

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.