Press Releases :: Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years
Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years
© European Commission
(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 .
Commission Press Room: IP/13/1232
Horizon 2020 - first calls