European Commission – Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 (H2020) is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020)

Excellent Science

  • European Research Council (ERC) – Excellent basic research
  • Future & emerging technologies (FET) – New fields of innovation
  • Marie-Sklodowska-Curie actions – Training & Career development
  • EU Research Infrastructures – Access to world-class facilities

Industrial Leadership

  • Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)
    – ICT- Nanotechnologies
    – Advanced materials
    – Biotechnology
    – Advanced manufacturing & processing
    – Space
  • Access to risk finance
  • Innovation in SMEs

Societal Challenges

  • Health, demographic change and well-being
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture, forestry, marine, maritime, inland water and the bio-economy
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy
  • Smart, green and integrated transport
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials
  • Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies
  • Secure societies

For more information on the programme itself as well as the latest work programmes and funding opportunites, visit the Horizon 2020 homepage.

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