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.

News

New guidance can ensure universities protect and develop international partnerships

15 October 2020
Universities are today publishing guidelines to better safeguard themselves against security-related risks that can result from international collaborations.

Government must act now or risk losing European students for years to come

5 October 2020
​Prospective university students from Europe must be given assurances that they will be given every opportunity to study in the UK, following one of the biggest changes to international student recruitment in a generation.

Blog

Supporting LGBT students studying overseas

10 March 2020
Stonewall's Emma Kosmin on steps universities can take to provide support for LGBT students studying overseas.

Higher education policy priorities for the new prime minister

31 July 2019
UUK's Karmjit Kaur on how new Prime Minister Boris Johnson can can help maximise the role of universities for both his domestic and global ambitions.