A European Commission proposal seeks to divert funds from the Horizon 2020 program to a new scheme to boost the European economy and create jobs, the Guardian reports.

Horizon 2020, European Union's research and innovation initiative, is worth some £67 billion (about $101 billion) over the next six years, and the EC proposal would move a portion of those funds to the new European Fund for Strategic Investments.

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