BBC News : EU proposes technology flagship

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The European Commission has unveiled plans for a world-class institute of technology intended to boost the EU's economic competitiveness.

It would consist of a small central core organising EU-wide research teams.

The move is a response to surveys which show that only a handful of European universities can compete with the world leaders, which are mostly in the US.
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Good initiative, which comes along the proposed European Research Council.