Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract.
3rd Health Programme
The third EU Health Programme with a budget of € 449.4 million is the main European Commission instrument to implement the EU health strategy.
The Cohesion Fund is aimed at EU countries whose gross national income (GNI) per inhabitant is less than 90% of the EU average. It aims to reduce economic and social disparities and to promote sustainable development.
Environment and climate action (LIFE)
The LIFE pr ogramme is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
The European Regional Development Fund aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions.
Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP)
The Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP) is an EU programme that provides tailor-made support to all EU countries for their institutional, administrative and growth-enhancing reforms.
European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)
Over half of EU funding is channelled through the 5 European structural and investment funds (ESIF). They are jointly managed by the European Commission and the EU countries.
Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS)
The Research Fund for Coal and Steel supports research projects in coal and steel sectors. Every year around €55 million (€47.7 million for 2015) is made available to universities, research centres and private companies to fund projects.