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From 20/06/2017 to 20/06/2017
A new batch of 28 excellent proposals that aim to explore novel ideas for Future and Emerging Technologies has been invited for grant preparation. The 26 Research and Innovation Actions and 2 Coordination and Support Actions were selected by independent experts in a fierce competition of 374 submitted proposals. The next deadline for submitting a FET-Open proposal is on 27 September 2017. Read more
From 07/06/2017 to 07/06/2017
The European Union and China will boost their research and innovation cooperation with a new package of flagship initiatives targeting the areas of Food, Agriculture and Biotechnologies, Environment and Sustainable Urbanisation, Surface Transport, Safer and Greener aviation, and Biotechnologies for Environment and Human Health. Read more
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 24/03/2017 to 24/03/2017
Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched the third edition of the European Capital of Innovation prize. This contest will reward the European city that is building the best 'innovation ecosystem', connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business. Read more
Commission simplifies Horizon 2020
Commission simplifies Horizon 2020
From 28/02/2017 to 28/02/2017
The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. New funding rules will reduce administrative costs to participants and help prevent accounting errors. Read more
From 27/02/2017 to 27/02/2017
Researchers working on EU-funded research and innovation projects will receive at least as much salary as they would get if they were working on national projects, and will be eligible for an additional bonus of up to €8000 per year. Read more
From 07/02/2017 to 07/02/2017
The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have started selecting promoters of one or more private-sector led, market-driven Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds. 17 applications were submitted by the 31 January 2017 deadline. Read more
Award ceremony  for the "Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics"
Award ceremony for the "Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics"
From 02/02/2017 to 02/02/2017
On the evening of 6 February 2017, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation will award the "Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics" to one of the finalists for the €1m Horizon Prize. Read more
Commission speeds up access to market of 17 innovative projects with €33.5 million
Commission speeds up access to market of 17 innovative projects with €33.5 million
From 31/01/2017 to 31/01/2017
The European Commission is awarding nearly €33.5 million to bring more innovative ideas to market quicker. 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