British Flag…The EU moved to exclude the UK from Horizon Europe calls on sensitive quantum projects in October due to doubts over the country’s willingness to provide EU researchers with reciprocal access to UK programmes and to comply with intellectual property rules…

…”Despite earlier statements from the UK side, when the moment of verification came, the EU realised that these reciprocity conditions were not on the table, and we got to the point where the Commission was not seeing enough evidence for an inclusion,” said Tommaso Calarco… one of the coordinators of the Quantum Flagship, a multi-billion EU Commission research initiative…

 

…In substance, said Calarco, some conditions for cooperation between the parties weren’t sdsufficiently fulfilled, and this was reflected in the quantum technologies field, since the sector is widely considered a potential strategic asset…

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