The UK’s association to the world-leading Horizon Europe and Copernicus programmes has been officially sealed 


Following the news on 7th Sept 2023 the UK and EU had found an agreement about the UK re-joining the Horizon Europe and Copernicus programmes, on 4th Dec 2023 the agreement was sealed.

This deal is set to create and support thousands of new jobs as part of the next generation of research talent. It will help deliver the Prime Minister’s ambition to grow the economy and cement the UK as a science and technology superpower by 2030.

As part of the new deal negotiated over the last six months, the Prime Minister secured improved financial terms of association to Horizon that are right for the UK – increasing the benefits to UK scientists, value for money for the UK taxpayer.

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