Universities UK's vision for the next EU research and innovation framework programme

​This position paper has been developed for submission to the European Commission's public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research and innovation, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and the single market. 

The paper outlines what Universities UK (UUK) sees as the added value of the Framework Programmes and what the overarching objectives should be. It also presents eight areas that UUK believes the next Framework Programme can improve upon Horizon 2020 to maximise the benefits of EU research and innovation funding.

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Universities UK is part of a coalition of partners today putting forward to Government a strategy to boost language learning, which has fallen drastically in recent years.

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​In response to the UK government's announcement that EU, other EEA and Swiss nationals will no longer be eligible for home fee status from 2021/22, Alistair Jarvis, Chief Executive of Universities UK, said:

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