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What’s going on in Europe: 24 November to 7 December – Research Professional News

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Budget shortfalls at the European Research Council are holding back promising research careers, its president has warned after the funder’s latest call resulted in a quarter of highly rated proposals missing out on grants. “It is disappointing that we cannot support every deserving project simply due to budget constraints; around 100 proposals identified as excellent in our rigorous evaluation will be left unfunded,” Maria Leptin said. “Can Europe afford to let such talent go unrealised? We need to collectively advocate for increased investment in research and innovation. Our shared goal must be to ensure that no brilliant idea goes unfunded in Europe and no promising career is left unfulfilled.”

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