The European Commission is organising an information session in Brussels for H2020 participants, so they can learn legal aspects, business processes and IT tools used to prepare grant amendments and reports, with particular attention to the financial aspects and eligibility of costs.
Digital Day 2018 hosted sessions on a number of key themes, including 5G, Artificial intelligence, Blockchain, eHealth and Digital Research. The European Commission funds several successful projects in these thematic areas.
The last phase of Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation programme, has been launched. Roughly EUR 6 billion out of the overall budget of EUR 30 billion will be spent on research and innovations in the ICT sector. ICT is present in many of the Horizon 2020 areas. This guide is designed to help potential proposers find ICT-related topics across the different parts of H2020 in work programme 2018-20.
The new Cross4Health project will promote and support innovative health solutions generated by Aerospace and Energy SMEs together with Health-related SMEs. More than 70 innovative project ideas will be selected and further supported.
Horizon 2020 is the EU's biggest research and innovation funding programme with an overall budget of EUR 77 billion. Its Work Programme for the last phase (2018-2020) has been published on 27th October 2017 and has an overall budget of EUR 30 billion, out of which an estimated EUR 6 billion will be spent on research and innovation in the ICT sector.
The support study for the Interim Evaluation of DG Connect's activities under Horizon 2020 concludes that Horizon 2020 is strongly contributing to excellence in scientific and technological research. It notes that the programme's design has taken into account specific needs identified over the course of the ex-ante impact assessment, and that the integration of research and innovation activities into a single programme has led to efficiency gains.
The last phase of Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation programme, has been launched. Roughly EUR 6 billion out of the overall budget of EUR 30 billion will be spent on research and innovations in the ICT sector.