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Our response to the EU budget for 2014-20

EuropeUniversity Alliance responds to the EU Budget for 2014-20

Despite a cut in the EU’s overall expenditure, EU leaders have agreed an increase in research, innovation and education spending for 2014-20. Libby Hackett, Chief Executive of University Alliance responds:

“We welcome this significant increase in the EU’s research and innovation budget for 2014-20. This commitment to supporting research and innovation is the right decision in a difficult economic climate.

“Increasing investment, and funding research based on excellence, will further safeguard the substantial impact of university research on people, businesses and the economy.”


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