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Wales piles pressure on UK government over Horizon Europe

Image: National Assembly for Wales [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Welsh government says safety net for applicants must be set up “as soon as possible”

The UK government should set up a safety net for Horizon Europe applicants “as soon as possible” to ensure Wales does not lose out on a “single penny” in funding post-Brexit, the Welsh Government has said.

The intervention comes as pressure is mounting on the UK government to finalise association to the European Union’s €95.5 billion (£80.5bn) R&D programme, as political disputes over Northern Ireland threaten to lock UK researchers out of the funding.

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