European electronics research moves away from basics

April 1991
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p13
Announces that the board of Europe's advanced microchip research program has decided to work on flagship projects due to fear of a financial crisis. Move away from fundamental research carried on at universities; Joint European Submicron Silicon Initiative (JESSI) and funding issues; Involvement of the European Commission; Funding for the ESPRIT program; Comments by Ronald Lawes of the Science and Engineering Research Council's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, England;


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