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Luke O’Neill: Investing in science makes for a better world and it is worrying that the EU is failing to do so

Posted on 23 days ago by Laurentina Kennedy

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Luke O’Neill: Investing in science makes for a better world and it is worrying that the EU is failing to do so

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Michael McGrath is heading to Brussels so let's hope he supports funding for science
Michael McGrath is heading to Brussels so let's hope he supports funding for science

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Last week I was at a conference on European science held in the beautiful city of Bergen in Norway. I am the Irish representative on the European Research Council, the EU’s premier funder of fundamental scientific research.

There was a full schedule of talks on science in the EU. We were there to discuss latest breakthroughs but also what the EU can do to remain competitive in science globally.

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/luke-oneill-investing-in-science-makes-for-a-better-world-and-it-is-worrying-that-the-eu-is-failing-to-do-so/a1768203045.html