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The odds of getting an EU grant may drop under Horizon 2020

Success rates may drop to 15% from 20-22%, as EU officials brace for an unprecedented flood of applicants

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BRUSSELS – A pile-up of grant applicants could turn Europe’s biggest research programme into one of the toughest-ever to get money out of. 

The European Commission on December 11 announced the first €15 billion round of grant opportunities under its massive Horizon 2020 programme – but at the same time warned that the average odds of winning a grant could drop to around 15 per cent from the 20 - 22 per cent success rate of the...



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