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    26 april - Ten years of Dutch participation in the ERC programme have been very rewarding for the small nation. The Dutch population accounts for only 3% of the total union but it receives an impressive 9% of the ERC grants. Is this a blessing or a curse?
    23 februari - The biggest challenge facing Ukranian science is still the ever rampant corruption that seems to be inherent to the system. This is the main conclusion of the Policy Support Unit of the EU Horizon 2020 committee led by the old president of the KNAW Hans Chang.
    20 februari - Within Horizon 2020 there are two flagship-programmes: Graphene and the Human Brain Project. How have they done so far? According to the interim evaluation by the European Commission the projects “are demonstrating that they are contributing towards excellent science.”
    20 januari - The European Commission has announced the 15 members of the new High Level Group that will advise the Commission on innovation in Horizon 2020. At the World Economic Forum in Davos commissioner Carlos Moedas said he was delighted with “such a high-calibre group of innovators.”