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Horizon 2020: Interim Evaluation - UUKi's Submission January 2017

UUKi's response to the European Commission's public consultation on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.

Horizon 2020 funding is of crucial and growing importance for UK universities. It is highly valued for the role it plays in facilitating international research collaboration with European partners. UUKi welcomes the opportunity to input into the European Commission's interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 and to offer its initial views on how Framework Programme 9 can continue to build on the successes of its predecessors.


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