Preparing Europe for a new Renaissance

EU“Raise R&D spending in Europe to a gargantuan 5% of gross domestic product by 2030. Triple the share of the European Union’s budget spent on science, and triple national outlays on higher education within Europe as well. And while we’re at it: double the percentage of the EU population with a tertiary education. Those are some of the ambitious – and some say unrealistic – targets a European science policy panel laid out for the next 20 years in a report last week …” (more)

[Martin Enserink, University World News, 11 October]

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