The European commission has said it will not launch any more FET flagships – massive €1 billion (£870 million) research projects designed to run over 10 years – under its next funding programme, Horizon Europe, which starts in 2021.

The decision comes in the middle of a selection process that would have decided the next two or three flagships, but now there is a question mark over whether any of the six shortlisted projects will be funded. The three existing flagships – graphene, the human brain project and quantum technologies – will continue.

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