Horizon 2020 European funding support for research and innovation projects.

Posted on Wednesday 26th October, 2016 by

Horizon 2020 (H2020) is the largest ever European funding programme for research and innovation. It has a budget of 79 billion euros and will run until 2020.

Its aims are to:
• ensure that Europe produces world-class science
• remove barriers to innovation
• make it easier for public and private sectors to innovate together

The Horizon 2020 programme has 3 areas of focus:

Excellent science
Raising the level of excellence in Europe’s science base by:
• supporting the best ideas
• developing European talent
• providing researchers with access to a research infrastructure

Industrial leadership
Stimulating the growth potential of European companies by:
• offering access to risk finance
• encouraging private investment in R&D
• engaging smaller companies by offering support for innovative SMEs

Societal challenges
Reflecting the policy priorities of the European Commission. This covers all stages of research and innovation – from concept to market.

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