Lack of equipment problem for Danish research

23.04.2003
Danish research suffers from old and badly maintained scientific equipment. The researchers within the natural sciences see this as a problem for their competitiveness.
Danish research suffers from old and badly maintained scientific equipment. The researchers within the natural sciences see this as a problem for their competitiveness.

This is presented in a report following an investigation started in 2002 by the Danish Natural Science Research Council (SNF). The analysis shows that there is a need for scientific equipment to an amount of 1 billion DKK over the next three years.

-Old and worn equipment is not only a problem for research itself, but also for the training of tomorrow‘s researchers, says chair of SNF, professor John Renner Hansen of the Niels Bohr Institute.
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