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E.g., 25-06-2017
From 29/03/2017 to 29/03/2017
As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 the EU Research and Innovation Programme, a public stakeholder consultation was launched on 20 October 2016 and closed on 15 January 2017. Read more
From 17/03/2017 to 17/03/2017
The European Commission today granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the e-Science and Technology European Infrastructure for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research (LifeWatch). Read more
Horizon 2020 Prizes
Horizon 2020 Prizes
From 30/01/2017 to 30/01/2017
Find out more about the research and innovation prizes funded by Horizon 2020. Read more
From 22/12/2016 to 22/12/2016
Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries. This is because on 1 January 2017, Switzerland will become fully associated to Horizon 2020. Until now, Switzerland has only been associated to parts of the programme. Read more
From 05/10/2016 to 05/10/2016
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
From 19/09/2016 to 19/09/2016
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) today signed an EU-backed loan agreement worth 250 million Swiss francs (€230 million). Read more
From 12/09/2016 to 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
28th European Union Contest for Young Scientists
From 07/09/2016 to 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
FET-Open in Numbers
FET-Open in Numbers
From 02/09/2016 to 02/09/2016
What is the SME involvement in FET-Open projects? Which disciplines receive funding? How many participants does a typical FET-Open project have? Check out facts and figures on the first FET-Open call 2014/15. Read more
From 25/07/2016 to 25/07/2016
Today, the European Commission announced an investment of €8.5 billion to be released during 2017 into research and innovation, following an update to the Work Programme of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding programme. Read more