The Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) has been following the evolution of the Brexit negotiations with major concern. We join the broader scientific community in emphasising that it is imperative for the UK, and to some extent for the ERA, that research and innovation cooperation programmes between the UK and the EU are maintained after Brexit.
Having asked the Commission formally what the situation of UK entities is during the transition period from March 30th 2018 to 31 Dec 2020, after 6 weeks of posing and posting the question to various parts of DG Research (responsible for the whole H2020 Programe and Budget), the managing Research Executive Agency and Europe Direct, I had not obtained a single concrete answer to the questio
Some of the biggest names in science are pleading for a deal on Brexit to avoid damaging British and European research.
A letter to Theresa May and Jean-Claude-Juncker has been signed by 29 Nobel Laureates and six winners of the prestigious Fields medal.
Science needs "the flow of people and ideas across borders", it says.
The submitter notes: A growing number of questions are being raised by members and prospective submitters about the impct of BREXIT on the MSCA. This document provides an overview of the UK’s relationship with Horizon 2020. It is dated mid-March 2018. Nothing since then has been agreed that would materially alter any of these statement.
European Commission detailed on Thursday (7 June) plans to strengthen its science and innovation fund, focusing on disruptive innovations and financing “a couple of good missions” that would inspire people as the moon-landing project did, commissioner Carlos Moedas said.
Published 5 February 2018
Great Britain and the EU are closely tied together in the field of research - in the exchange of scientists, in financing and in setting common standards. What now? DW provides as many answers as possible.