Horizon 2020 will replace the EUs 7th Research Framework Programme
On 11 December, the European Commission launched for the first time calls for projects under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s 80 billion research and innovation programme for the period 2014-2020.
Horizon 2020 will be the largest European Union Research and Innovation programme so far with a budget of almost 80 billion for the period 2014-2020. The Work Programme for 2104-2015 is worth more than 15 billion and 12 areas have been identified as eligible for action.
In order to explain the newly published calls for research and innovation projects, the Commission held an information day on 18 December. The transport field is allocated a budget of 6.339 million for the period 2014-2020. Furthermore, the Commission published its work programme for 2014, which includes three calls for proposals:
Horizon 2020 will replace the EU’s 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7), which runs until the end of 2013. The funding is intended to help boost Europe’s knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people’s lives.
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