How do Scotland’s research institutions benefit from the EU?

In the first four years of the current EU research programme, Scottish organisations secured around £455 million, with universities receiving 73 per cent of Scottish funding.

However, the benefits of being part of these funding programmes are not just monetary. The advantages for supporting international research collaboration, pooling data and establishing consistent funding structures are also vitally important, and over one quarter of full time research staff at Scottish institutions are EU nationals