Horizon 2020 is a program of the European Commission to stimulate European research and innovation and has a total budget of around € 80 billion for the period 2014 – 2020. With Horizon 2020 the European Union wants to increase the competitive ability of Europe by stimulating science and innovation. Also, the EU wants businesses and the academic organizations to collectively find solutions to social issues that affect the whole of Europe.
The Horizon 2020 program consists of three pillars: excellent knowledge base, industrial leadership, and social challenges. Every pillar consists of several parts.
Excellent knowledge base
- European Research Council (ERC) for excellent and ground-breaking research.
- Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) for cooperation with regards to new and promising areas.
- Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions for the improvement of training and mobility of researchers.
- Research infrastructure to strengthen the quality and accessibility of research infrastructures.
- Information and communication technologies.
- Nanotechnology, modern materials, biotechnology, marine and new production techniques.
- Aerospace engineering.
- SME innovation.
- Access to financing.
- Health, demographic changes, and welfare
- Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and bioeconomics.
- Secure, safe, clean and efficient energy supply.
- Smart, green and integrated transport.
- Climate and efficient raw materials and consumables.
- Inclusive and innovative society.
- Safe society.
In collaboration with the member states, the European Union establishes a yearly work program for every part. In the work program, a detailed description is given regarding the research activities and subjects that are eligible for a financial contribution. Furthermore, the work programs present the deadlines and budgets per part.
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Our service is focused on provided qualitative subsidy applications with the highest possible success rate. We do this while taking most work out of your hands. In practice, we perform activities such as:
- Preliminary discussion of the project idea with the grant providing institutions;
- Finding suitable partners (EU) for the project (if necessary);
- Preparing a concept application, which is financially and substantially well-founded;
- Assisting the conclusion of cooperative agreements (if necessary);
- The submission of the grant applications;
- Active support and coordination of follow-up stages, including monitoring the deadlines; and
- Inspecting grant reports.
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