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What’s going on in the EU: 13-26 May

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This week: Horizon Europe spending, EU-Japan ties, a black-hole snap and more

Horizon Europe

The European Commission has added almost €562 million to the Horizon Europe R&D programme budget for 2021-22, taking the total to nearly €16 billion. Over €500m was allocated to the EU’s recently launched R&D missions, and €25m was devoted to supporting researchers fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. The latter allocation, to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions scheme, which supports international mobility, will provide fellowships for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to continue their work at institutions in the EU and countries associated to Horizon Europe.

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