AI and European funding possibilities (call topics for 2020)

Before going into detail on the 2020 call topics, first a quick recap on the EU strategy. Europe wants industry to keep growing around AI, and if possible to be a worldwide leader in AI that is for good and for all.

Update of the Horizon 2020 AMGA

Version 5.2 (26/06/2019) of the Annotated Model Grant Agreement is now available on the funding and tender portal.

Work programme 2020 update – publication of WPs

The European Commission has published the Horizon 2020 work programmes with the updated 2020 calls.

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Results EIC Pathfinder/FETOPEN-01-2018-2019-2020 (RIA) cut-off date: 24 January 2019

The number of proposals that was submitted for the call FETOPEN-01-2018-2019-2020 (RIA), cut-off date: 24 January 2019, was as follows: Number submitted (including proposals transferred from or to other calls): 420 Number of inadmissible proposals: 1 Number of ineligible proposals: 19 Number of above-threshold proposals: 182 In total 53 proposals received funding. An overview of the funding range of the call An overview of the funded proposals, their consortium partners and allocated budgets All information is available at the FETOPEN-01-2018-2019-2020 call page on the Horizon 2020 Funding and Tender Portal under ‘topic conditions and documents’ The call FETOPEN-01-2018-2019-2020 (RIA) is part of the European Innovation Council pilot and also known as EIC Pathfinder.

Open consultation on first 4 years of Horizon Europe launched

Today the open consultation on the first four years of Horizon Europe was launched.

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EIC Advisory Board members appointed and call for EIC Programme Managers launched

Today the European Commission appointed 22 members of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Advisory Board

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News - Submission of proposals of the Shift to Rail calls S2R-CFM-2019 and S2R-OC-2019.

Information regarding the submission of proposals of the Shift to Rail calls S2R-CFM-2019 and S2R-OC-2019, has been published.

How to prepare for the ICT topics of 2020?

For those of you fearing a boring summer, be aware that draft text of the Horizon 2020 ICT Work Packages - updated for the topics of 2020 - is online. Get a headstart,

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European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot FAQ published

The European Commission has published a FAQ on the Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot with 153 questions (version 17/6/2019).