EuroScience expresses its firm and resolute condemnation of the totally unacceptable and unjustified military invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, in complete disregard for internationally recognised borders and in flagrant violation of international law.  We convey our solidarity with the entire Ukrainian population in the face of this unprovoked aggression and express our unwavering support to all those living in Ukraine and who are so deeply affected by suffering and loss.


UK continues to participate in Horizon Europe. In practice UK universities, research institutes and companies can participate on the same basis as they did in the past. However, the UK has withdrawn from the Erasmus exchange programme.


The EU and UK have been discussing UK participation in Union programmes, including Horizon Europe, as part of the negotiations on a future EU-UK relationship.


EuroScience and the Fondazione Internazionale Trieste announce that the 2020 edition of the EuroScience Open Forum will be rescheduled to take place from 2 to 6 September in Trieste (Italy).


We urge all EuroScience members wherever they may be, including our many active members living and working in the UK, whether they be UK or EU nationals, or of any other nationality, to sign the #dealforscience petition.


In a farewell article in Research Europe, former EuroScience Secretary General Peter TIndemans, argues that it is good news that the European Parliament and European Council have reached a partial agreement on the contours of Horizon Europe, the next EU R&D programme.


EuroScience welcomes very much that these important umbrella organisations of institutions in the world of science speak up for the necessity to guarantee freedom and autonomy with a particular but not exclusive reference to recent events around the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.


The European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities EASSH just published a position paper that comments on the 4th Monitoring Report published by the European Commission on the integration of social sciences and humanities in Horizon 2020.


On Wednesday 20 March, the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union reached a partial political agreement on the new European Framework Programme on Research and Innovation, called Horizon Europe, for the period 2021-2027.


EuroScience is extremely concerned about the recent request of the government of Hungary to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) that would result in a transfer of control of the research institutes of the MTA to the Ministry of Innovation and Technology.