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Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.

Seen as a means to drive economic growth and create jobs, Horizon 2020 has the political backing of Europe’s leaders and the Members of the European Parliament. They agreed that research is an investment in our future and so put it at the heart of the EU’s blueprint for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and jobs.

By coupling research and innovation, Horizon 2020 is helping to achieve this with its emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges. The goal is to ensure Europe produces world-class science, removes barriers to innovation and makes it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering innovation.

Horizon 2020 is open to everyone, with a simple structure that reduces red tape and time so participants can focus on what is really important. This approach makes sure new projects get off the ground quickly – and achieve results faster.

The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation will be complemented by further measures to complete and further develop the European Research Area. These measures will aim at breaking down barriers to create a genuine single market for knowledge, research and innovation.

In June 2018 the EC adopted its proposal for the follow-up Horizon Europe, an ambitious €100 billion research and innovation programme that will succeed Horizon 2020. Horizon Europe will be launched on 1 January 2021. Different from the funding structure of H2020, Horizon Europe will focus on RIA and IA; CSA will be then funded by the LIFE programme.

Information taken from the EC H2020 Website.

The funding programme Horizon 2020 will phase out in 2020. The follow-up programme Horizon Europe will then offer new funding and tenders opportunities; the envisaged start will be 1 January, 2021.
Further information can be found on the corresponding webpage of the European Commission, as well as here.

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Public engagement for the Bioeconomy (CSA)CE-FNR-10-2020BE public engagement22.01.20The bioeconomy includes sectors and systems that...
Innovative textiles: Reinventing fashion (IA)CE-FNR-14-2020Circular Economy22.01.20The main market driver in the textile sector is ...
A network of European bioeconomy clusters to advance bio-based solutions in the primary production sector (CSA)CE-FNR-15-2020Circular Economy22.01.20The inclusive and sustainable bio-based business models...
Sustainability of bio-based products: international governance aspects and market update (CSA)CE-FNR-18-2020Circular Economy22.01.20The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals are at the top of the international science, ...
Diversifying revenue in rural Africa through bio-based solutions (RIA)CE-SFS-36-2020Circular Economy

22.01.2020
(1st stage)
 8.09.2020
(2nd stage)

In many African regions, agriculture is predominantly subsistence-oriented, ...
Closing nutrient cycles - Bio-based fertilisers from by-products of the agro-food, fisheries, aquaculture or forestry sectors (IA)

CE-RUR-08-2018-2019-2020

Circular Economy22.01.20The EU depends strongly on external sources for the supply of key fertilisers ...
Sustainable wood value chains (IA)LC-RUR-11-2019-2020Low Carbon22.01.2020
(1st stage)
 8.09.2020
(2nd stage)
Forests play a vital role in Europe's economy, society and environment. Scenarios likely ...
Thematic networks compiling knowledge ready for practice (CSA)LC-RUR-15-2018-2019-2020Low Carbon22.01.20Despite the continued funding of scientific projects, innovative ideas and methods from ...

 

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