The UK’s science sector has participated in many EU-wide funding and research schemes, including Horizon 2020.
What have you gotten from this collaboration?
Here are some important Horizon 2020 statistics – The spending framework for the EU’s 80 billion euro research budget in 2014-2020.
-The UK received PS1.52 Billion of European Research Council income. This is more than any other country, and a fifth of the total.
– The UK has 10 top international collaborators, including seven EU countries: Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Spain and Sweden.
– The UK receives the most excellence-based funding from Horizon 2020 than any country
33.5% of UK research papers were co-authored with other EU or associated countries, compared to 17.6% for the USA
– The UK coordinates more Horizon 2020 projects than any other country and is involved more in collaborations than any other country except Germany
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— Horizon 2020 (@EU_H2020), January 29, 2020
According to the Royal Society, these are some of the projects EU funding has contributed to:
The IntReAll project, which involves researchers from Germany and Manchester, is improving the cure rates for British children with Leukemia.
Clean buses with zero emissions are available in London and Aberdeen thanks to the UK’s participation at the EU-funded hydrogen fuel cell projects
– Merseyside was bolstered by the European Research Council (ERC), with Unilever moving 80 employees as part of a multimillion-pound project to create a materials chemistry hub at the University of Liverpool.
Promethean Particles, a spin-out company, opened the world’s largest manufacturing facility for nanoparticles in Nottingham as a result ERC-funded research
Nina Massey, PA Science Correspondent.