Horizon 2020 deal brings Ukrainian science closer to Western bloc.
BRUSSELS—Ukraine has earned privileged access to competitive research funds from the European Union, bringing its science closer to the Western bloc. Under a deal signed in Kiev on 20 Marchwith the European Commission, Ukraine becomes an “associated country” to Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion, 7-year research program. That means researchers and businesses in Ukraine may apply for any Horizon 2020 grant. (...) - Science, by Tania Rabesandratana, 24 March 2015