Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

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EU-LIFE, the alliance of 13 leading Life Science Research Institutes in Europe, urges the EU Council and the European Parliament to double Horizon Europe’s budget compared to Horizon 2020 (H2020), to 150 Billion Euros and within it, to double the budget for discovery research, including the well-proven European Research Council. In addition, we strongly support the position of the President of the European Parliament, Mr. David Sassoli, on the need to include “Research” in the name of the portfolio of the EC Commissioner for Innovation and Youth.
Today, our chair Geneviève Almouzni, Director of the Research Center of the Institut Curie from 2013 to 2018 and honorary director since then, has been appointed member of the Scientific Council of the ERC for a function period of 4 years.
On May 31st 2019, cOAlition S published a revised guidance on Plan S implementation, following an open consultation that gathered over 600 inputs from individuals and diverse organizations and associations. EU-LIFE´s answer raised specifically seven main points to address.