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The European Research Executive Agency launches new website

The European Research Executive Agency (REA) has relaunched its website to make it more user-friendly and keep users better informed about funding opportunities, events, and news. Background The REA funds high-quality research and innovation with the goal of building a greener Europe with prosperous...
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Horizon Europe: Research and innovation funding programme now open until 2027

Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation. With a budget of €95.5 billion, the initiative tackles climate change, helps to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth. The programme facilitates...
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European Commission mobilises additional funds for COVID-19 research and innovation projects

The European Commission has mobilised additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research dedicated to the Coronavirus. The new call is the latest addition to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight COVID-19. It...
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Research and Innovation to fight COVID-19

The European Commission has been at the forefront of supporting research and innovation and coordinating European and global research efforts. In addition to a number of past and ongoing research actions related to COVID-19, the European Commission has launched several special actions in 2020. These...
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Commissioner Breton's speech on the future of EU industry

On 24 April, the current Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton (France), delivered a speech in front of the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. In his speech, addressed to Davide Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, Christian-Silviu Busoi, Chair of...
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Call for Experts: MINERVA EU-JAPAN Market & Policy Intelligence Programme

Deadline to apply: 22 May 2020 MINERVA is a 6 month in-house research scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. Experts selected by the EU-Japan Centre will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre...
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Call for expressions of interest - Pilot living labs at the JRC

Deadline for application: 31 December 2020. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) - the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy - launched a call for expressions of...
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IraSME: The 25th call for proposals

Deadline: March 26th, 2020 IraSME, a follow-up initiative of an ERA-NET by ministries and funding agencies, is a network of funding programmes from different countries / regions that share the same goal: supporting small businesses in their innovation efforts. The network is coordinated by AiF...
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Industrial policy: recommendations to support Europe's leadership in six strategic business areas

On 5 November 2019, the European Commission published recommendations by a group of experts, the Strategic Forum on Important Projects of Common European Interest, to boost Europe's competitiveness and global leadership in six strategic and future-oriented industrial sectors: Connected, clean and...
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European Commission to invest €11 billion in new solutions for societal challenges and drive innovation-led sustainable growth

On July 2, 2019, the Commission announced the budget plan for the final year of the programme Horizon 2020, which has also the biggest annual tranche - €11 billion - out of the total budget of €77 billion allocated to the programme for the period 2014-2020. Aiming at achieving greater impact of its...
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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions to fund more than 10 500 researchers in 2020

On July 2, 2019, the Commission announced the budget plan for the final year of the programme Horizon 2020, which has also the biggest annual tranche - €11 billion - allocated. Under this programme, the annual Work Programme of the European Research Council for 2020, adopted on July 2nd, will enable...
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Have your say on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

The European Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) with a proposed budget of €100 billion, in an intensive co-design process. As part of the process, the Commission has launched an online...