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E.g., 22-06-2018
E.g., 22-06-2018
  • The latest Research and Innovation Framework Programme: Horizon Europe

    17/05/2018
    At the beginning of May, the European Commission announced a proposed budget of €100 billion for the next EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, called Horizon Europe (2021-2027).
  • Commission proposes biggest ever investment for a R&I programme in Europe

    02/05/2018
    Today the Commission presented its long-term budget proposal for the 2021-2027 period. Building on the success of the EU's past flagship research and innovation programmes, the Commission proposes to increase investment in research and innovation by allocating €114.8 billion from the future long-term EU budget.
  • Commission launches EIC Horizon Prize for Early Warning for Epidemics

    26/04/2018
    The European Commission today launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
  • FET-Open Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): next deadline on 16 May 2018

    11/04/2018
    Get ready for the next deadline for submission of RIA proposals under the Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET-Open) programme: an information package with guidelines on proposal preparation, submission procedures and specific criteria for evaluation.
    FET-Open Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): next deadline on 16 May 2018
  • Confused by the difference between communication, dissemination and exploitation for your Horizon 2020 project?

    09/04/2018

    IPR Helpdesk has the answer. Read their new publication "Making the Most of Your Horizon 2020 Project", written in collaboration with the European Commission.

  • Commission launches the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest

    22/02/2018
    Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, opened the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest at the EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony in the European Parliament. The winning city will be awarded a prize of €1 million to further promote and enhance its innovative actions. Applications can be submitted until 21 June 2018.
  • Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on

    23/01/2018
    The brochure "Horizon 2020 In Full Swing -Three Years On – Key facts and figures 2014-2016" provides a snapshot of the programme's main achievements, taking into account more than 300 calls for proposals
    Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on - key facts and figures 2014 - 2016
  • Maximising the impact of EU research and innovation

    11/01/2018
    Europe must step up investment in research and innovation in order to maximise impact, while also further refining the success story that is Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This is one of the key messages from the Communication on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation that the European Commission presented today. It also calls for a mission-oriented approach, focusing on cracking specific challenges, as a way of boosting the impact of the programme. Other key messages inclu
  • €2 Million Horizon prize for better mobility of older people

    From 27/11/2017 to 28/02/2019
    The aim of this contest is to develop innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for senior citizens (65+). This will help to combat social exclusion and support independent living.
    An  image of and older person with a tourist map on blue and pink background
  • EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

    11/10/2017
    On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.
    Graphic of a cityscape with text The European Commission's Digital Cities Challenge Make your city more liveable, productive and innovative

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