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09 April 2021
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What is Horizon 2020? Horizon
2020 is the EU Framework programme for research and innovation. It is the
financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship
initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.
2020 will run from 2014 to 2020, with circa €80 billion budgeted for its 7
years duration. This new programme aims to contribute to the creation of growth
and jobs in Europe in response to the economic crisis and is expected to
address peoples' concerns about their livelihoods, safety and environment. In
turn, it will strengthen the EU's global position in research, innovation and
2020 combines three separate programmes:
1. The Research Framework Programme (FP)
2. Innovation-related aspects of the
Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)
3. The European Institute of Innovation
and Technology (EIT)
Horizon 2020 will be composed of three main pillars with mutually
reinforcing priorities which have clear EU added value.
Why should you participate in Horizon 2020?
provides a unique opportunity to share knowledge, experience and facilities
It finances your research idea
your international networks and contacts, thus creating synergies and learning
from international arena of other excellent partners
research institutions to gain a competitive edge through translational knowledge
researchers the opportunity to tackle global research challenges
individual researchers the chance to take advantage of development
It enables you
to widen your field of expertise, which gives you access to new technologies
It helps you
get your first pick at licensing patents since all knowledge generated by you
during the project is yours!
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