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Smart, green and integrated transport  PDF icon 263 KB - Horizon 2020 fact sheet


Press release  PDF icon 505 KB

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Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing  PDF icon 251 KB - Horizon 2020 fact sheet


Press release  PDF icon 411 KB

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SK  PDF icon 428 KB
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Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies  PDF icon 790 KB - Horizon 2020 fact sheet

‘Smart’ windows to cut energy use in buildings by 20%

Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy  PDF icon 252 KB - fact sheet on energy in Horizon 2020

Press release  PDF icon 519 KB

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EU investing in innovative SME research around Europe

SME achievements  PDF icon 1.5 MB (Summary, in English, of projects featured in national press releases below)

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Friday, 21 October 2016

European Union invests €45 million into research to combat the Zika disease
The European Union, through the Horizon 2020 programme, is investing €45 million in research to combat the outbreak of the Zika virus disease and other emerging infections transmitted by mosquitoes. The significant funding from the EU's research and innovation programme will support research on treatments, diagnostics and vaccines, as well as better risk assessment for Zika.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Public consultation: have your say on Horizon 2020
The European Commission has today launched a public stakeholder consultation which will feed into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding scheme running from 2014 to 2020. This interim evaluation will help improve the functioning of Horizon 2020, and will also be an important element in preparations of a next EU research and innovation programme.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Commission proposes first research partnership in the Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability
Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production.

EU-US agreement offers new opportunities for research cooperation
European and American researchers will be able to work together more closely on projects funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation programme. This is thanks to an agreement concluded today between the European Commission and the US Government.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

EU international research cooperation helps reach solutions to global challenges
European Union–led research partnerships have played a key role in mobilising and aligning international efforts and financing to tackle global challenges, such as combatting infectious diseases, ensuring food security, and fighting climate change.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

'Seal of Excellence' one year on: over 3000 SMEs benefit
Since its launch in October 2015, more than 3000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have received the Seal of Excellence, the EU's quality label marking first-class innovative ideas worthy of investment.

Monday, 10 October 2016

Over €780 million invested in more than 2000 companies under Horizon 2020
Clothes and accessories made from marine waste, a portable hub that provides clear water, solar energy and Wi-Fi connectivity in developing countries, or a 3D hologram of the brain that meant a breakthrough for neuroscience. Those are some of the exciting technologies and innovations which the Horizon 2020's SME Instrument has made possible, and which are exhibited as part of the SME Instrument Innovators Summit in Brussels.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 goes to EU-funded researchers developing world's smallest machines
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.

Tuesday, 04 October 2016

EU and South Africa join forces to better understand the oceans and climate
The European Union and South Africa are strengthening their scientific collaboration in order to better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Commission invites top innovators to help shape a new European Innovation Council
Could you help strengthen Europe's capacity to generate and scale up breakthrough innovations? The European Commission is inviting Europe's top innovators to join a High Level Group that will advise on the design of a potential European Innovation Council (EIC).

New European research infrastructure to provide key data on the sea and climate change
The European Commission today granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory (EMSO), a network of observatory nodes installed in European seas providing key data on marine ecosystems, natural hazards and climate change.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Independent experts to advise Commission on impact of EU research funding
The European Commission will set up a High Level Group of experts who will advise on how to maximise the impact of the EU's investment into research and innovation. The Group will be chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, the Commission decided on 21 September 2016.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

EU invests €20 million for expansion of solar film manufacturing facility in Germany
The European Investment Bank today announced a €20 million loan agreement with German-based Heliatek, a world leader in the production of organic photovoltaic devices and solar films.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Commission recommends reforms to improve Hungary's research and innovation system
The European Commission presented today key policy recommendations that will help enhance the performance of Hungary in research and innovation. These recommendations were requested by Hungary under the Policy Support Facility (PSF), a new instrument under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme.

Monday, 19 September 2016

EU invests €230 million in breakthrough physics research at CERN
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).

Europe's top young scientists chosen in Brussels
The European Commission today awarded top prizes to 45 young scientists for their outstanding science projects. Cash prizes totalling € 49 500 were handed out at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists award ceremony in Brussels, along with other valuable prizes such as science trips to Europe's leading research laboratories.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Commission proposes copyright exception for researchers
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.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

European Commission launches EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017
The EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017 competition, which awards female entrepreneurs who have successfully brought an innovation to market, opens today.

Innovative firms in Ukraine to benefit from EU-guaranteed loans
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit Bank Ukraine today signed a loan guarantee deal that will offer small and medium-sized companies in Ukraine easier access to risk capital for the development of innovative ideas.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

European Commission eases market access for 15 innovative projects with €32 million
The European Commission is awarding nearly €32 million to bring innovative ideas to market quicker. The 15 benefitting projects, involving 70 partners in 19 countries, will receive around €2 million each under the fifth round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) scheme run under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.



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