As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 the EU Research and Innovation Programme, a public stakeholder consultation was launched on 20 October 2016 and closed on 15 January 2017.
The European Commission has received today the new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity aimed at promoting the responsible conduct of research to help improve its quality and reliability.
Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched the third edition of the European Capital of Innovation prize. This contest will reward the European city that is building the best 'innovation ecosystem', connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business.
Are you interested in providing feedback on the progress made by EU-funded projects that deal with emerging technologies in the public sector? Then you may want to participate in the Open Public Review (OPR). By reviewing and scoring project deliverables and initial results, you can provide valuable feedback to the project coordinators on initial objectives, future impact and potential.
Public funding of research and innovation (R&I) acts as a catalyst to boost private R&I activities and overall economic growth, according to a report released today by the European Commission.
As part of the Circular Economy Finance Support Platform launched on the 26th January 2017, the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation has set up a group of experts. The Support to Circular Economy Financing Expert Group is an informal Commission expert group operating in accordance with the horizontal Rules for Commission Expert Groups and registered in the Commission's Register of Commission expert groups and other similar entities ('the Register of expert groups').
At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women's Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators.
The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. New funding rules will reduce administrative costs to participants and help prevent accounting errors.
Researchers working on EU-funded research and innovation projects will receive at least as much salary as they would get if they were working on national projects, and will be eligible for an additional bonus of up to €8000 per year.
The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have started selecting promoters of one or more private-sector led, market-driven Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds. 17 applications were submitted by the 31 January 2017 deadline.
On the evening of 6 February 2017, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation will award the "Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics" to one of the finalists for the €1m Horizon Prize.
To truly integrate Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020 is essential in order to ensure that the programme delivers on its high ambitions.
The European Commission is awarding nearly €33.5 million to bring more innovative ideas to market quicker.
Find out more about the research and innovation prizes funded by Horizon 2020.
The European Commission has announced the 15 members of the new High Level Group that will advise the Commission on how to strengthen support for breakthrough, market-creating innovation in Horizon 2020 and future research and innovation programmes.
What’s your action plan? If you are planning to run the marathon or just go for a walk, chances are that your approach is completely different. We want to give you some ideas on how to increase your outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects.
Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries. This is because on 1 January 2017, Switzerland will become fully associated to Horizon 2020. Until now, Switzerland has only been associated to parts of the programme.
JPI Urban Europe will bring together urban development research and social innovation projects under a single transnational call for projects, ENSUF, in a bid to foster growth, job creation, innovation and sustainability across European cities. Nearly 50 proposals have been received.
The European Commission has presented in Kyiv today policy recommendations to help Ukraine to improve its performance in research and innovation. The recommendations were developed, at the request of Ukraine's Ministry of Education and Science, by a team of high-level experts and officials from eight different EU Member States.
For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The second Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2015.