Scientists disappointed by plan to boost France’s research

National strategy will add €26 billion to the public research budget over 10 years - but many say it is not t enough for the country to regain its place as a scientific leader.

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Scientists in France are divided over the creation of the nation’s first ever long term strategy for research — a multibillion-euro plan designed to help the country to stand out in an increasingly competitive global research landscape, reports Nature.