Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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20/06/2014 - 12:13
In 30 years’ time, there will be 150 million older people living in the EU. Where will you live? What kind of shape will you be in? Will you still be healthy and independent? Society is ageing. But making sure our golden years are happier and healthier is not just down to the individual, it’s also down to the whole society, public and private sectors together. Improving the quality of life of older people is a priority for the European Commission. Read more
27/05/2014 - 17:51
This short video animation will guide you through the first steps you will need to take to apply to Horizon 2020. Read more
27/05/2014 - 17:32
Find out more about Horizon 2020 in this three minute animation clip which will give you a general overview of the programme specifics. Read more
30/04/2014 - 13:40
This Audio-PowerPoint presentation of ‘Science with and for Society’ has been conceived for general information and training purposes. It will allow you to have a broad understanding of the ‘Science with and for Society’ programme for 2014 and 2015 in slightly more than half an hour. Read more
13/02/2014 - 15:33
Open Government, engagement of young people, open participation, emerging technologies in the public sector, innovative mobile eGovernment, privacy, cloud of public services...

What is our vision of the societal challenge around Public Services? Which are the funding opportunities for these topics in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme?

Mechthild Rohen, Head of the Public Services Unit in DG CONNECT speaks about this. Enjoy this short video.

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13/02/2014 - 11:53
In this video Paul Timmers (Director of Sustainable and Secure Society in DG Connect) speaks about the funding opportunities in ICT for societal challenges in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme. This is the first video of a series of 7 each one explaining more in detail the funding opportunities for different societal challenges. Read more