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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
From 20/01/2017 to 20/01/2017
The European Commission has announced the 15 members of the new High Level Group that will advise the Commission on how to strengthen support for breakthrough, market-creating innovation in Horizon 2020 and future research and innovation programmes. Read more
From 17/01/2017 to 17/01/2017
What’s your action plan? If you are planning to run the marathon or just go for a walk, chances are that your approach is completely different. We want to give you some ideas on how to increase your outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects. 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 19/12/2016 to 19/12/2016
The European Commission has presented in Kyiv today policy recommendations to help Ukraine to improve its performance in research and innovation. The recommendations were developed, at the request of Ukraine's Ministry of Education and Science, by a team of high-level experts and officials from eight different EU Member States. Read more
From 02/12/2016 to 02/12/2016

For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The second Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2015.

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From 29/11/2016 to 29/11/2016
The European Commission has announced the 12 members of the new High Level Group that will formulate a vision for future EU research and innovation and make recommendations on maximising the impact of EU investments in this area. The group is chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute. Read more