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Nobel Laureate warns Covid fight will be harmed if UK crashes out of Horizon programme

Nov 12, 2020 - The Independent UK

Fears growing that Brexit funding squabble will end participation in £80bn research scheme -hindering medical breakthroughs

A Nobel Laureate is warning that the fight against Covid-19 will be damaged if Boris Johnson allows the UK to crash out of Europe's vital research scheme.

Fears are growing that Brexit will also end participation in the flagship £80bn Horizon Europe programme, which pools talent and ideas to achieve medical and industrial breakthroughs.

The UK has object...