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Horizon 2020 funding for UK participants - if there’s no Brexit deal in October 2019

Tomorrow will see a new Prime Minister take on the BREXIT challenge. Specifically, he has not ruled out a no deal scenario. Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. The text below is the governments current advice to UK participants. It deals with funding issues.

Director of ERC Agency quits

A high-ranking EU civil servant leading the administrative wing of the European Research Council (ERC) announced his early retirement to staff on Monday, citing policy disputes.

In blunt email to staff, Pablo Amor, the funder’s top civil servant, says: ‘Things were not quite moving in the direction I wanted’