Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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The October 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: celebrating Prizes awarded to FET partners, new FET Open projects,update on quantum expert group, and interesting project news and future events. Read more
The European Commission has today launched a public stakeholder consultation which will feed into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding scheme running from 2014 to 2020. This interim evaluation will help improve the functioning of Horizon 2020, and will also be an important element in preparations of a next EU research and innovation programme. Read more
European and American researchers will be able to work together more closely on projects funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation programme. This is thanks to an agreement concluded today between the European Commission and the US Government. Read more
The EU-funded project Harvest4D will have a significant impact, not only scientifically, but also practically, as it solves many fundamental problems related to the capture, reconstruction, and visualization of 3D data to create 4D models. Read more
Europe's leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services for research and education GÉANT, conducted a Pan-European tender to allow Research and Education institutions to consume the cloud in a safe, easy and predictable way. Read more
The EU-funded RAMP project develops a nanoscale sensor, called a memristor, that could be fundamental for the development of implants that use electrical signals from the brain to treat medical conditions. Read more
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2016 has been awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for the design of the world's smallest - molecular - machines. All three laureates have participated in EU-funded research projects, and Bernard L. Feringa is also a recipient of two prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants. Read more
This brochure shows an assessment of Horizon 2020 management and distribution throughout 2014-2015, with information including number of proposals and accepted applications, time-to-grant, key Horizon 2020 performance indicators, and more. Read more
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The EU-funded GETUI project is developing ways to assess how gestures fit into the communication skill set needed for collaborative problem solving. Read more
The European Commission will set up a High Level Group of experts who will advise on how to maximise the impact of the EU's investment into research and innovation. The Group will be chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, the Commission decided on 21 September 2016. Read more