Horizon 2020

What is Horizon 2020?

Horizon 2020 (H2020) is the European Research Framework Programme for 2014-2020:


H2020 Work Programme for 2016-2017

The work programme for 2016-2017 is available via:


The calls can be found on the Participant portal:


How to respond to a call?

Please note that Eurostat is not involved at all in the submission procedure; any submission takes place via the Participant portal, and it is the Participant portal that is the authoritative source of information regarding submission of research proposals.

Research lines of interest for official statistics

Eurostat will endeavour to draw the attention of the official statistics research community to calls regarding research of potential relevance to official statistics.

Please note that the list below is by no means exhaustive; you are invited to study the full programme yourself to get the full picture.


As stated above, the list provided below is by no means exhaustive.

If there are Horizon 2020 research lines in the programme which you think should be brought to the attention of the official statististics research community, you are most welcome to suggest them for inclusion in this presentation by means of the "comment" facility at the bottom of this page (under the heading "add new comment").

List of research lines

In the below list, please find links current calls deemed to be of potential interest (thematically grouped):