Horizon 2020 info

The Horizon 2020 work programmes are prepared by the European Commission within the framework provided by the Horizon 2020 legislation and through a strategic programming process integrating EU policy objectives in the priority setting.

The current main Horizon 2020 work programme comprises an introduction, 17 thematic sections and the general annexes describing general rules such as standard admissibility conditions and eligibility criteria, selection and award criteria, focus areas, etc.

Of each Horizon 2020 programme a Work programme is edited containing the background and specific calls, cfr. Funding by Horizon 2020 programme.

Application to a Horizon 2020 call implies following 4 steps - explained in detail on the funding and tender portal:

  • find a suitable call for proposal
  • find project partners or apply as an individual
  • create an account on the portal
  • register your organisation

The different practical details of each step are explained in the online Horizon 2020 manual.

Administrative, legal and financial issues are elaborated in Legal and Financial issues.

Horizon 2020 is part of the bigger picture of the European landscape for research and innovation, which also embraces  public-public partnerships (as JPI's), European Innovation Platforms, European Technology Platforms. An overview can be found back in the documents.  

 

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NCP Flanders - overview topics H2020 Workprogramme 18-20 (21.10.2019 Update!)

Excel tool listing all topics within the 2018-2020 workprogrammes of Horizon 2020. All data are downloaded from the Funding & Tenders portal's API-JSON files. As a user you can update these data at any time, make your own selections, use free text search etc... A manual can be consulted by clicking the first icon in the file's quick access toolbar. 16.09.2019 update: a few bugs solved, extra comments in column 4 indicate info on typical budgets and TRL-info (if available) 07.10.2019 update: faster generation of the keyword list in the search form 15.10.2019 update: clearer comments during update with data from the Funding & Tenders portal; updates now also update the keyword lists used in 'extra sheets' 21.10.2019 update: Topics-sheet by default with open or forthcoming topics

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Dissemination and Exploitation under H2020 Brussels - 22 October 2019 - Presentation

Presentation - Katrien Rommens and Maïté Vanwesemael European Commission, DG RTD

EIT Strategic Innovation Agenda: political agreement in the Council

The Council today reached agreement (partial general approach) on the future Strategic Innovation Agenda (SIA) of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

The EIT's budget is provided for in the future EU framework programme (Horizon Europe) and is linked to next EU's financial framework programme (MFF).

Horizon Impact Award - applications are open

This award is the European Commission's initiative to recognise and celebrate outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society.

These projects must have been funded by FP7 and/or Horizon 2020 funding programmes and they must be closed by the time of application.

Events

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H2020-no financial errors.be – 2020 edition

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SAVE THE DATE - Coordinators' Day - Amendments and reporting

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Save the date - European Research and Innovation Days 2020

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