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  • Horizon Impact Award 2020: 10 finalists short-listed

    15/09/2020
    The European Commission has announced the 10 projects to reach the final stage of the second edition of Horizon Impact Award – a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond. The prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful project results under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme, and its predecessor, the 7th Framework programme (FP7, 2007-2013).
  • M-ONE: Shifting technology for magnetic resonance imaging

    30/07/2020
    The new EIC Pathfinder project wants to challenge current technology used for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
    MRI of human head
  • DirectSepa: A new EIC Pathfinder project to revolutionize the two-dimensional materials production market

    30/07/2020
    The DirectSepa project focuses on an efficient mass production method for two-dimensional materials, such as graphene or germanene.
    graphene structure (illustration)
  • FORGETDIABETES proposes radically new approach to diabetes treatment

    30/07/2020
    FORGETDIABETES will develop an immuno-optimized, fully-implantable, fully-automated, artificial pancreas for intraperitoneal hormone delivery, enabling an optimal glycaemic control for type-1 diabetes patients.
    word cloud
  • European Commissions supports Erasmus+ European Universities pilot with an additional 34 million from Horizon 2020

    24/07/2020
    Today, the European Commission announced that the first 17 alliances of universities selected under the Erasmus+ programme will each receive a complementary EUR 2 million support from Horizon 2020. With this support, the European Universities will explore further integration and transformation in their research and innovation missions.
  • Coronavirus: EU supports vaccine research with additional €100 million

    22/07/2020
    The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global partnership created in 2017 to develop vaccines to prevent future epidemics, has launched a call to support the rapid development and global manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines. The EU will co-fund the call with €100 million.
  • New factsheet on Citizen Science

    22/07/2020
    Find out how citizen science can improve research and its outcomes, reinforce societal trust in science and how the ‘Science with and for Society programme’ plays a leading role within Horizon 2020 in supporting innovative citizen science projects. This factsheet has been produced to inform policy makers during the Competitiveness Council meeting on 21 July 2020 and contains 10 inspiring project examples that show how citizen science benefits our society.
  • Swafs achievements and recommendations report published

    20/07/2020
    Inclusiveness underpins the funding programme of Science with and for Society (Swafs) in Horizon 2020. The objective of this report is to convey the achievements of SwafS to serve as input for DG Research and Innovation to integrate science, society and citizens in Horizon Europe, both across the future framework programme and in the first Work programmes falling under the 'Strengthening the European Research Area' part.
  • First “Green Deal” funding from European Innovation Council awards over €307 million to 64 startups set to support the recovery plan for Europe

    20/07/2020
    The European Innovation Council has awarded over €307 million to 64 game-changing ‘green deal’ start-ups and SMEs contributing to the objectives of the European Green Deal Strategy and the Recovery Plan for Europe. Winning proposals range from innovative solutions for the automotive, aerospace and maritime sectors to advanced materials or Internet of Things technologies.
  • Swafs achievements and recommendations report published

    20/07/2020
    Inclusiveness underpins the funding programme of Science with and for Society (Swafs) in Horizon 2020. The objective of this report is to convey the achievements of SwafS to serve as input for DG Research and Innovation to integrate science, society and citizens in Horizon Europe, both across the future framework programme and in the first Work programmes falling under the 'Strengthening the European Research Area' part.

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