The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have launched a Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme (VentureEU) to boost investment in innovative start-up and scale-up companies across Europe.
Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on
The brochure "Horizon 2020 In Full Swing -Three Years On – Key facts and figures 2014-2016" provides a snapshot of the programme's main achievements, taking into account more than 300 calls for proposals
Horizon 2020 Work Programme from 2018 to 2020
Spanning seven years (2014 - 2020) and with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. It is implemented via multi-annual work programmes.
As part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot, the FET Open & FET Innovation Launchpad SMEs & researchers enjoyed the opportunity to network and build knowledge with over 700 innovators, investors and influencers at the EIC Innovators’ Summit 2018 that was held last 10 and 11 September in Berlin. Read more
Six cities championing outstanding innovation strategies to improve the lives of citizens and business entered the final stage of this year's European Capital of Innovation contest funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.Aarhus (Denmark), Athens (Greece), Hamburg (Germany), Leuven (Belgium), Toulouse (France), Umeå (Sweden) are now running for the 2018 title. Read more