24 May 2022
Russell Group calls on UK and EU to end deadlock on UK HEU association
The Russel Group of 24 leading British universities has written to both UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Commissioner for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight at the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič, calling on them to intervene to break the deadlock on UK association to Horizon Europe, and "unlock the enormous benefits to the UK & EU". Speaking at the LERU 20th Anniversary Conference, Russell Group Chief Executive Dr. Tim Bradshaw expressed his concern that "the UK and EU are now teetering on the brink of losing UK association to Horizon Europe", and that failure to associate would be bad news for research and innovation.
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