Statement by the ERC President on UK association to Horizon Europe
07 September 2023
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On behalf of the ERC Scientific Council, I welcome the good news about the agreement in principle on the association of the UK to the EU research and innovation programme Horizon Europe.

This decision represents a long-awaited signal for renewed international collaboration on fundamental frontier research in Europe. It will strengthen the research of all involved, both in the EU and in the UK.

At the ERC, we look forward to welcoming back researchers based in the UK, after the trying last few years. They have been sorely missed, and will now be able to participate again as from our 2024 grant competitions.