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Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years

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(11/12/2013) The European Commission has for the first time presented calls for projects under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.

Worth more than €15 billion over the first two years, the funding is intended to help boost Europe's knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people's lives. This includes 12 areas that will be a focus for action in 2014/2015, including topics such as personalised healthcare, digital security and smart cities .

Additional Information

Commission Press Room: IP/13/1232

See also: Horizon 2020 - first calls

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