09/12/2019

ScienceBusiness net article "Head of Europe’s premier research funder bows out"


European Research Council (ERC) president Jean-Pierre Bourguignon urged researchers to show their “fighting spirit” over funding talks as he bid farewell to the science faithful in Brussels this week.

Bourguignon, who leaves at the end of 2019 after six years in the role, helped spearhead a huge budget increase for fundamental science and establish ERC among the most prestigious of its kind in the world.

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