Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Societal Challenges

20/09/2016
The European Commission presented today key policy recommendations that will help enhance the performance of Hungary in research and innovation. These recommendations were requested by Hungary under the Policy Support Facility (PSF), a new instrument under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. Read more
20/09/2016
In war, there are rules - but sometimes countries decide that they don't apply. Colonial campaigns, for example, were often seen as exceptions. EU-funded research is studying several fought over a century ago. Ancient history? Hardly. Many aspects of this troubled past remain relevant to current debates as the world attempts to tackle terrorism. Read more
Image of digitally projected car
19/09/2016
By redesigning the car interior and harnessing the latest electronic technologies, EU-funded scientists are designing and developing an affordable and user-friendly electric vehicle specifically for Europe's ageing population. A prototype should be ready in 2018. Read more
12/10/2016
Presentations done at the event jointly organised by RTD/Transport directorate and EGVIA, which aimed to disseminate project results, exchange views and experiences, and discuss future research needs in advanced automotive batteries research. Read more
12/09/2016
As part of its update of EU copyright rules, the European Commission today proposed a copyright exception that would permit researchers to analyse on a large scale scientific data to which they have lawful access. Read more
28th European Union Contest for Young Scientists
07/09/2016
The European Union (EU) Contest for Young Scientists, an initiative of the European Commission, was set up to promote the ideals of co-operation and interchange between young scientists. Read more
AirPROM lungs
01/09/2016
The EU-funded AirPROM project has demonstrated how an integrated approach, involving computer modelling, measurement and clinical validation, can accelerate the development of new therapies and improve existing methods. The outcome is a new asthma pill that has the power to dramatically reduce the severity of the condition. Read more
29/08/2016
Efforts to establish a robust hydrogen-based transport sector in Europe must be underpinned by an equally healthy manufacturing industry for essential hydrogen-powered vehicle components. Read more
29/08/2016
Trials in cities around the world have demonstrated that fuel-cell passenger buses can cut emissions and noise pollution while providing good quality public transport. New EU-funded projects could double Europe’s fleet of hydrogen buses – reducing vehicle and infrastructure costs per bus to boost take-up of the technology. Read more
29/08/2016
A clean revolution is quietly taking place on Europe’s roads. Hydrogen fuel cells are powering fleets of public buses and refuelling stations are being deployed. Building on the results of several pilot projects, uptake of the technology is accelerating rapidly, putting hydrogen fuel cells in a position to underpin zero-emissions transport Europe-wide. Read more

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