UK To Rejoin Europe's Horizon Science Programme
Faizan Hashmi Published September 07, 2023 | 12:50 PM
London, Sept 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Sep, 2023 ) :Britain is to rejoin the Horizon Europe science research programme under a new bespoke deal, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's office and the EU said on Thursday.
The deal follows a call between Sunak and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday.
"The EU and UK are key strategic partners and allies, and today's agreement proves that point. We will continue to be at the forefront of global science and research," von der Leyen said in a statement.
The UK scientific community welcomed the announcement.
"This is a great day for researchers in the UK and across Europe," said a joint statement by the academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society.