EU funnels $2.7 billion into two “ambitious and risky” science projects

European authorities will spend an unprecedented sum to promote scientific innovation in an age of austerity.

EU funnels $2.7 billion into two “ambitious and risky” science projects

Science Recorder | Mark Petillo | Monday, January 28, 2013

In an effort to strengthen Europe's diminishing standing as a leader in scientific innovation and development, the European Commission recently announced awards of 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion) each to two promising projects. One involves developing the new "miracle material" graphene, and the other will build a comprehensive computer model of the human brain... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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