About this site

The European Commission built this website in order to:

  1. Inform people about the policy related to the European Union’s funding Programme for Research & Innovation, Horizon 2020 and the activities of European Commission in this field;
  2. Broaden the participation in Horizon 2020;
  3. Promote engagement with and among stakeholders;
  4. Create political understanding and support.

Who runs this site?

This website brings together content related to the Horizon 2020 programme with contributions from the following Commission departments:

Directorates-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, Climate Action, Communications Networks Content & Technology, Education and Culture, Energy, Enterprise and Industry, EnvironmentJoint Research Centre, Mobility and Transport and Research & Innovation.

and the Executive Agency, the European Research Council.

This website was built using an open source content management platform, Drupal managed by the Commission's Directorate General for Informatics.


For any general enquiry on the Horizon 2020 programme, please contact the Research Enquiries Service.

For any questions on this website, please contact us.

Legal notice

The information on this site is subject to Europa's disclaimer, copyright notice and rules related to personal data protection.

Please note, for now, that:

  • any personal data collected is only available to managers of the electronic services in question;
  • this data is not transmitted to third parties or published by us;
  • this data can always be accessed, edited and deleted by the user;
  • only general indicators which do not contain personal data will be shared with other European Institutions;
  • users have the right to have recourse at any time.

Web accessibility (WCAG 2.0 compliance)

Many Internet users can find websites difficult to use due to the way they have been designed. We recognise that this is an important issue and keep the site under constant review in order to ensure that the Horizon 2020 website is accessible in accordance with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines.



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