Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation


E.g., 21-10-2017
E.g., 21-10-2017
  • Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and the Member States are on track to deliver on their objectives, to improve people's lives and to increase Europe's international competitiveness. This was confirmed by the results of interim evaluations of public-private and public-public partnerships supported by Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation framework programme, which the European Commission published today.
  • Nine PhD students funded by the European Commission were involved in the discovery behind the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017.
  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2017 has been awarded jointly to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy, which simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. Two of the laureates, Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson, have participated in EU-funded research projects.
  • This 7th Impact Workshop, organised by the European Commission, will gather representatives of Horizon 2020 projects funded under the 2014-2016 cPPP calls for proposals, and the members of the cPPP Partnership Boards.

    The objective of the workshop is to assess the impact of the contractual Public-Private Partnerships (cPPPs) :

    -Factories of the Future

    - Energy Efficient Buildings

    - Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency


  • The Mobilisation and Mutual Learning workshop « Maritime Cuisine Meets Sustainable Tourism » is organised in the framework of the MARINA project funded by Horizon 2020 programme and hosted by Nausicaa - Centre National de la Mer in France. I

    t will bring together European and national representatives from tourism and seafood industry, researchers, policy makers, civil society and citizens.

    They will share knowledge and expectations, define a common vision and propose

  • The EIT Newsletter brings you the latest news on EIT Community events, achievements and opportunities.
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    The European Commission has launched a new Horizon Prize: "Seamless authentication for all". EUR 4 million is available for inventing secure, privacy-friendly and affordable authentication methods for smart objects available to everyone.
  • EIT House Opening - Martin Kern
    EIT Community now has a permanent presence in Brussels. The EIT House, which officially opened on 26 September on Rue Guimard, gives the EIT Community a permanent presence in the heart of Europe. The EIT House was opened in the presence of Commissioner Navracsics, MEP Henna Virkkunen, MEP Lambert van Nistolerooij, and Director General EAC Martine Reicherts.
  • Horizon 2020 Societal challenge 2 Infoweek: all there is to know about new funding opportunities, Bioeconomy Policy, Digitisation and Blue Growth.
  • Many of the Horizon 2020 calls under societal challenge 2 require projects to apply the “multi-actor approach”. This approach which brings farmers, scientists and other actors together leads to solutions which answer real needs and are more easily applied on the field. This brochure presents the benefits of this approach, some examples of running H2020 projects and explains where to find project results. Inspiration for future calls!