Science and Policy: What's on the EU's agenda? – September 2019

The September 2019 issue of DG JRC's special monthly briefing addressed to the scientific community is now available.

Research under ‘Innovation and Youth' EC portfolio

The list with the allocation of supporting services can be found here

Online consultation on Horizon Europe institutionalised partnerships launched

The public consultations on the 12 proposed institutionalised partnerships under Horizon Europe have been launched. The 12 consultations will close on the 6th of November 2019.

NMBP - proposals submitted

NMBP - the number of proposals submitted of the following call topics is published: FOUNDATIONS FOR TOMORROW’S INDUSTRY H2020-NMBP-TO-IND-2018-2020 TRANSFORMING EUROPEAN INDUSTRY H2020-NMBP-TR-IND-2018-2020 INDUSTRIAL SUSTAINABILITY H2020-NMBP-ST-IND-2018-2020

SME Instrument - proposals submitted

A total number of 3299 proposals were submitted in response to the SME-1 (Phase I) September 5th, 2019 cut-off (H2020-EIC-SMEINST-1-2019_05-09-2019).


ERC – Results Starting grants 2019 call

The evaluation results of the 2019 Starting grant call have been announced by ERCEA. 408 applications are eligible for funding out of a total of 3106 applications submitted. Among the 408 Principle Investigators are 10 PIs affiliated with a Flemish host institution.


ERC - Number of proposals submitted 2019 AdG call - deadline 29/08/2019

A total of 1881 proposals were submitted in response to the ERC 2019 Advanced Grant Call (ERC-2019-ADG).

The number of proposals for each domain is shown below:

SC 7- Submitted Proposals

The amount of submitted proposals and available budget of the following calls have been published: H2020-SU-SEC-2018-2019-2020, H2020-SU-DS-2018-2019-2020, H2020-SU-INFRA-2018-2019-2020


Proposal template for ERC Proof of Concept Grant cut-off 19 September 2019

On 16 August it was communicated that the proposal template in the Funding and Tender Portal submission system was replaced by the correct version. It was advised to only submit the proposal using the correct template. For all information please see the official message below:

Dear PoC Applicant,

Presidency press release prior to the informal meeting of Defence Ministers, 28 August 2019, Helsinki

EU defence ministers will discuss new technologies and the changing world during the informal meeting of ministers of defence on 28 and 29 August.