The initiative, launched by two young researchers, urges for the drastic cuts to Horizon Europe to be reversed and has gathered strong support from 75 Members of the European Parliament and over 700 scientists, including several Nobel prize winners.
We have co-signed and fully support a statement by Christian Ehler (Member of the European Parliament & Rapporteur for Horizon Europe) calling upon EU Heads of State and Government to match green and digital goals with a budget fit for this age.
Universities have been striving to innovate the way they work individually in the past decade. The pandemic might teach us to transform together at a larger scale than ever before, writes Mihnea Costoiu (Rector of University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest).
As universities of science and technology provide increasingly important roles in innovation ecosystems, we also need to communicate more about the contribution made, say Yvonne Kinnaird, Morten Dalhgaard and Tim Bedford
We have launched the call for abstracts for our Best Idea 2021 Competition, giving student-led teams from our Members the chance to design and showcase their ideas on how science and technology contribute to sustainability. Deadline is 31 December 2020 for the intention-to-submit.
The position of the European Council on the EU´s budget 2021- 2027 and the recovery plan, and its proposed further cuts to the budgets of the Erasmus and Horizon Europe programmes, should make the higher education sector reflect on its advocacy efforts.
Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) will host a conference in Tomsk (Russian Federation) in September 2021 providing (i) a global stage to its (international) networks, and (ii) an opportunity to reach out and engage with universities of S&T from China, Europe and Russia.