Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation


Latest news and events
Date: 13/02/2018

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is organising an Information Day for the 2018 Call for Proposals for two new Innovation Communities: EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility. Join us to make innovation happen! Read more

Date: 20/02/2017

On 20 February 2017, the CAMART² Horizon 2020 project was launched in Riga, Latvia. The Teaming Phase 2 project was awarded €15m from the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation programme in Horizon 2020 and the Latvian government committed to co-finance another €16m.

The Centre of Excellence on Advanced Materials Research & Technology Transfer is coordinated by the University of Latvia and will be supported by its Swedish advanced partners Acreo Swedish ICT and KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

CAMART² was inaugurated in the presence of Mr. Robert-Jan Smits, Director General in DG Research & Innovation, Mr. Kārlis Šadurskis, Minister of Education and Science, Mr. Raimonds Aleksejenko, Ministry of Economics, Deputy State Secretary,Indriķis Muižnieks, Rector, University of Latvia and Mr. Henrik Landerholm, Swedish Ambassador to Latvia.



Read more

Date: From 11/08/2017 to 11/09/2017

On 8 and 9 November 2017, all awarded Horizon 2020 Widening projects (i.e. teaming, twinning and era chairs) gathered in Brussels to exchange experiences and best practices. Participants provided policy feedback to the European Commission on best ways to implement projects. They also explored cross-overs between the 3 Widening instruments in order to create an on- & offline Widening community in which these prestigious projects will participate. The next edition will take place in autumn 2018.


Read more


Follow us: