Research, Innovation and Science

Commissioner launches Horizon 2020 in the Czech Republic

"Your strong industrial tradition dates back to the early days of the industrial revolution when Bohemia and Moravia became an economic and industrial powerhouse. Your talent for manufacturing is exemplified in fine crystal and Škoda cars, and of course in quality pilsner beers!"

 

Prague, 18 October 2013

 


Ladies and gentlemen,

I am delighted to be in Prague today for the official launch of Horizon 2020 in the Czech Republic.

You have heard many details from colleagues who presented the different aspects of Horizon 2020 yesterday and earlier today.

I would therefore just like to highlight what I think are the most exciting opportunities offered by the new programme and what I expect the programme to deliver to you.

Your strong industrial tradition dates back to the early days of the industrial revolution when Bohemia and Moravia became an economic and industrial powerhouse.

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