Around 0.7-0.8 percent of Estonia’s GDP worth of taxpayers’ money is channelled to the science now. In the world, two percent is considered a reasonable financing level of science,” he said in an interview with Eesti Paevaleht.
“According to forecasts, the amount of money reaching science will decrease already before 2020 by a third. We have to start strongly cutting the number of research jobs; estimates fluctuate from a few hundred to a thousand people,” he said.
“It is a crime, from the state’s point of view, to treat this potential in a bad way, but right now we do not have even a plan on how …

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