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Who funds research in Europe?

According to estimates by the League of European Research Universities (LERU), 15% of publicly funded research conducted in EU Member States comes from, or is coordinated by, the EU or by intergovernmental organisations.

The European Union (EU) is one of many research funders in Europe.

The European research landscape is complex. Regional, national and international actors interact at multiple levels.

Figure 1
Flow of research funding in Europe.

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