Horizon Europe is the 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Commission and will run from 2021 until 2027. It’s different funding schemes are set out in work programmes containing competitive calls for proposals.
The Digital Europe programme promotes digitalisation in the EU by fostering the update of digital technologies by businesses, citizens and public administration and enhancing digital skills of the workforce. It focuses on the deployment of digital technologies.
Horizon Europe calls for proposals are open to any legal entity, private or public, profit or non-profit. The programme offers both mono-beneficiary and multi-beneficiary opportunities. In the latter case, calls for proposals mostly aim at consortia of at least 3 partners established in a different participating country. More details can be found in the Horizon Europe General Annexes to the work programme. There are exceptions to the rules. Always consult the specific conditions in the call topic.
Digital Europe offers mostly multi-beneficiary actions and is also open to a wide range of public & private stakeholders. Detailed information on who can participate is available in the work programmes and call documents.
Whereas Horizon Europe is a key instruments to implement Europe’s strategy for international cooperation, Digital Europe is more restricted in its possibilities for cooperation for reasons of security strategic autonomy of the EU. Find out more in the infosheet ‘Restrictions in partners that apply for Digital Europe projects’.
NCP Flanders organises information sessions on a regular basis about different aspects of the programmes. Consult the event calendar for upcoming events and/or browse past events for useful information materials.
EURHISFIRM designs a world-class research infrastructure (RI) to connect, collect, collate, align, and share detailed, reliable, and standardized long-term financial, governance, and geographical data on European companies. EURHISFIRM enables researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders to develop and evaluate effective strategies to promote investment, economic growth and job creation. The RI provides the tools for long-term analysis highlighting the dynamics of the past and the way those dynamics structure our present and future.
The EURHISFIRM European project received € 3.4 million in financing from the European Commission through the H2020-INFRADEV-2017-1 research infrastructures call. The project started with a consortium of eleven research organisations (including University of Antwerp) from seven European countries.