Horizon: How the UK could regain its leading role in Europe’s R&D hub

Horizon: How the UK could regain its leading role in Europe’s R&D hub

After a three-year hiatus, the UK has rejoined Europe’s flagship research and development fund, Horizon Europe. The news has been welcomed with relief by the R&D sector, which keenly felt its exclusion, but uncertainty remains as to whether the UK can regain its leading role within the programme.

Fusion Industry Association Sends Letter on Fusion Budget to Secretary of Energy Granholm
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Fusion Industry Association Sends Letter on Fusion Budget to Secretary of Energy Granholm

On January 11, the Fusion Industry Association sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Granholm to express support for increasing funding and prioritizing commercialization of fusion energy in the 2025 budget request that will soon be delivered to Congress.

France bets €1bn on startups building bus-sized nuclear reactors to fight climate change

France bets €1bn on startups building bus-sized nuclear reactors to fight climate change

After years of trying to reduce its dependence on nuclear power, France has radically changed its tune, betting heavily on the sector to help reach its climate goals.The French government has committed €1bn as part of its France 2030 plan to support nuclear projects and startups developing small nuclear reactor technology.