Has Big Pharma hijacked the European health research budget?

21 March 2014

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The European Commission has just launched its new €80 billion 7-year science fund Horizon 2020. Separately, the Commission has been negotiating five joint-technology initiatives cofinanced by a range of industries. However, the source of matching funds within Horizon 2020 has been unclear, says Dr Michael Galsworthy (UCL Joint Research Office) in The Lancet.