EU to pour 7.5 billion Euro into scientific research

EU to pour 7.5 billion Euro into scientific research


The European Union is to pour 7.5 billion Euro (USD 100 billion) into its scientific research council over the next six years, it was announced in Berlin on February 27. Opening the inaugural conference of the European Research Council, (ERC) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said serious shortages of trained personnel loomed in areas such as energy and climate. Merkel said the European Union needed an additional 700,000 researchers, with Germany lacking engineers in particular. She pointed to Ger...


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