Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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Presentations and live discussions held on 23 November 2015 at the 'Transport SME Innovation Day' are now available. Read more
The European Commission has granted the EU legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) – a greenhouse gas observations facility distributed across Europe. Read more
Latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies research, funding opportunities, latest project news, reporting on workshops & conferences and future events. Read more
Did you know the Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies programme "FET-Open" receives an extremely high number of submissions each year and the chances of new brilliant ideas to be funded by the EU programme have dramatically dropped? It leaves a lot of great interdisciplinary thinking unrewarded and a lot of people disappointed - this problem needs to be addressed if "FET-Open" is to remain credible as an early detector of future technologies. Read more
Research is urgently needed to strengthen the fight against Xylella fastidiosa, a dangerous plant pathogen worldwide, damaging important crops including fruit trees (olive trees), grapevine and ornamentals. A new EU-funded project just started and funding for another project will be available in the coming months. Read more
The European Commission is launching today the second edition of the "SOFT Innovation Prize" for fusion research. Proposals can be submitted concerning any physics or technology innovations related to magnetic confinement fusion research with a potential for further exploitation. Read more
High-performance computing (HPC) is one of today’s most important priorities. Europe can attain worldwide leadership in HPC, not for the sake of being the first to get the fastest machine, but to master this strategic technology and put it to the service of a more competitive and innovative Europe and to help address societal problems. Read more
141 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of Horizon2020 SME Instrument, for Phase 1. For each project, the participants will receive € 50,000 to finance feasibility studies for new products that can disrupt the market. They can also ask for up to three days of business coaching. Read more
Interested in research and innovation? Join our new Digital4Science platform, explore its possibilities and contribute to discussions. Read more
The map shows the countries' participation in FET projects in the framework of Horizon 2020 programme, as of October 2015. Read more