Research collaboration under Horizon 2020

!NEWS - HORIZON 2020 work programme 2016-17 is now available!

For more information please check the European Commission's participant portal under the following link:

What is Horizon2020:

  • A €80 billion research and innovation funding program (2014 - 2020)
  • A response to economic crisis by investing in future jobs and growth
  • It addresses people's concerns about their livelihoods, safety and environment

Horizon2020 is a single programme coupling research with innovation: 'from lab to market', focussing on societal challenges (health, clean energy, transport, etc.) that is open to participation including companies, universities, institutes in any of the 28 EU and an additional 12 associated countries.

HORIZON 2020: Open to the world

General openness Projects:

  • can include international partners even as coordinators.

Targeted opening (for funding)

  • In certain work programme topics in calls for proposals, inclusion of international partners may be encouraged or required.
  • Participation deemed by the Commission essential in the action.
  • When provided under a bilateral scientific and technological agreement.

Coordinated calls

  • Used for specific actions (e.g. identified through joint steering committees). Paired calls, linked evaluations, two contracts

Where to find more information?