The Info Day is organised by the Directorate for Biotechnologies, Agriculture, Food to provide full information on the new calls for proposals of Societal Challenge 2 (Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the Bioeconomy) and on the call Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies (LEIT) - Biotechnology.
Societal Challenge 2 covers three calls for proposals under which projects can apply for funding:
In addition, the call under Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies will also be presented:
Participation in the Info Day is free of charge but registration is compulsory.
Registration is now open until 13 January and applications will be considered on a “first come, first served” basis.
Group registrations are not possible and neither is it possible to register several persons with the same e-mail address.
Horizon 2020 is the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, succeeding FP7.
Running from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of just over €70 billion, Horizon 2020 is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe.
Horizon 2020 reflects the policy priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy and addresses major concerns shared by citizens in Europe and elsewhere.