Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Future and emerging technologies

The first call for research projects is open since December 1, 2016. There are 21 funding organisations from 18 countries involved in this call. The total available budget is approx. € 36 mio. Submission deadline: March 2, 2017, 13:00 (CET). The application process consists of two separate and consecutive steps: Pre-proposal and full proposal. Read more
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What is consciousness? Can it be measured? FET-Open project LUMINOUS tries to find answers to fundamental human questions. Read more
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FET-Open project MAGicSky is neither about magic, nor about looking at the stars. Its very down-to-earth objective is to significantly improve information storage capacity and speed of information processing. In other words, MAGicSky research aims at developing extremely small and powerful memory elements Read more
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From 18/11/2016 to 27/11/2016
The 6th edition of the European Robotics Week takes place on 18-27th November 2016. The number of robot related activities is expected to reach over 700 all over Europe and beyond as far away as Pakistan this year. Lots of activities are open for the general public and free of charge. Read more
The November 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: the Horizon 2020 evaluation, quantum news, decoding the Human Brain, portrait of a FET researcher, HPC overview, funding opportunities and interesting project news and future events. Read more
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Nanotechnology harnesses the power of the very small - just a fraction of the size of a human hair and too tiny to see with the naked eye - to make more effective devices, materials and medicines. Now researchers behind the SKHINCAPS project funded by the European Union want to use nanotechnologies to make smart clothing and cosmetics. Read more
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What is FET Open about? What are the gatekeepers? Does my proposal fit the FET Open programme? Find the answers in the new FET Open video. Read more
QuantERA is a new Cofund Action in Quantum Technologies. With a budget of over 37 million €, including co-funding from the European Commission, QuantERA will support international research projects in the field of Quantum Technologies. Read more
Life happens inside your four walls, right? But what if those walls are actually alive themselves? The vision of FET Open project LIAR is to turn our habitats into sustainable 'living' buildings. Read more
From 26/01/2017 to 31/03/2017
FET2RIN is calling for a second round of workshops to help FET-funded projects with their outreach activities to the market. Applications are now open for three workshops to be held in Brussels in January, February and March 2017. Read more