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The UK suspends research and innovation cooperation with Russia

The UK suspends research and innovation cooperation with Russia

The UK suspends research and innovation cooperation with Russia. Photo: Rosa Pinto

The United Kingdom has suspended publicly funded research and innovation cooperation between Russian universities and institutions on matters of strategic benefit to the Russian government.

The London government has indicated that its aim is to introduce measures that could have a negative impact on individuals and organizations with strong ties to the Russian government and the Kremlin. However, it is not intended to allow individual Russian scientists or inventors interested in harmless research.

Measures taken by the UK include suspending all funding for UK research projects with a Russian dimension and non-funding of new joint ventures with Russia through UK research and innovation agencies.

Other measures The London government seeks to isolate and reduce influence in the UK and Russia over multilateral organizations, including joint science projects, including suspending dialogue between governments through the Science and Innovation Network in Russia. From Russia.

In addition to sanctions against Russia, the UK government has decided to pay 3.6 million euros in support of Ukrainian researchers.

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