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New experts appointed to advise EU on R&D missions

More than 1,100 people applied for 75 roles, although the five board chairs remain unchanged

New expert board members have been appointed to advise the European Commission on the implementation of the EU’s five research and innovation-based missions.

Focused on climate change, cancer, soils, ocean protection and environmentally friendly cities, the missions—launched in 2019—are each set to receive hundreds of millions of euros over the first three years of the EU’s 2021-27 R&I programme, Horizon Europe. They are also expected to crowd-in extra funding to achieve ambitious goals, such as improving the lives of more than 3 million people affected by cancer by 2030.

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