Knowledge and understanding don’t stop at borders. Nations will always achieve more together than separately, whatever the legal agreements that exist between them.
So we’re asking for a Brexit settlement in which:
We signed a statement with more than 100 organisations and researchers from across the UK and the EU to set out how negotiators could secure a strong outcome for research: Reaching an agreement on UK participation in Horizon Europe [PDF 107KB].
A post-Brexit agreement for research and innovation: outcomes from a simulated EU-UK negotiation [PDF 317KB] documents how Wellcome worked with economic think-tank Bruegel to simulate the negotiation and our recommendations.
Building a strong future for European science: Brexit and beyond [PDF 641KB] sets out our view on how a new EU-UK research partnership should work. Our findings draw on what we learned from 200 organisations and individuals through the Future Partnership Project.
In a letter to the leaders of UK political parties, we outline three areas that the government must consider to sustain scientific excellence in the UK.