Overall, FET Open will receive 40% of the total FET budget in Horizon 2020.
FET Open calls for collaborative research and innovation actions that satisfy the FET Open 'gatekeepers', which are:
FET Open encourages not only proposals with new and promising ideas, but also proposals from new high-potential actors in research and innovation (such as young researchers and high-tech SMEs), who may become the scientific and industrial leaders of the future.
FET Open also calls for coordination and support activities to turn Europe into the best place in the world for responsible collaborative research on future and emerging technologies that will make a difference for society in the decades to come.
The ambition of these actions is to establish European thought-leadership on new and emerging technologies: