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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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European Parliament hearing of Commissioner Designate Mariya Gabriel demonstrates international partnerships will be key component of future EU research programmes

European Parliament hearing of Commissioner Designate Mariya Gabriel demonstrates international partnerships will be key component of future EU research programmes

| October 1, 2019

The European Parliament hearing last night (30 September) of Commissioner Designate Mariya Gabriel was both highly impressive and exciting. Mariya Gabriel will have responsibility for the smooth running of Horizon Europe during the financial period 2021-2027. This is the flagship instrument that the EU will be using to promote research, innovation and science policies across […]

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#Horizon2020: Commission to invest €30 billion in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation

#Horizon2020: Commission to invest €30 billion in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission today (27 October) announced how it will spend €30 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-2020, including €2.7bn to kick-start a European Innovation Council. Horizon 2020, the EU’s €77bn research and innovation funding programme, supports scientific excellence in Europe and has contributed to high-profile scientific breakthroughs […]

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Member states agree more must be done to reach Europe 2020 targets

Member states agree more must be done to reach Europe 2020 targets

It is positive to see the European Council calling for “stepping up efforts to reach the Europe 2020 targets”. This supports the request of employment and social affairs ministers during their EPSCO meeting last week to “strengthen their efforts to reduce poverty”. What is still urgently needed, however, is a translation of this commitment into […]

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Commissioner Vassiliou set for UK launch of Horizon 2020

Commissioner Vassiliou set for UK launch of Horizon 2020

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou will take part in the UK launch of Horizon 2020, the new €80 billion1 EU research and innovation programme, at the Royal Society in London on 31 January. The commissioner will give an address (16h) focused on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and European Institute of Innovation and […]

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Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years

Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has today (11 December) for the first time presented calls for projects under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s €80 billion research and innovation programme. Worth more than €15bn over the first two years, the funding is intended to help boost Europe’s knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in […]

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First calls under Horizon 2020

First calls under Horizon 2020

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 11 December, the European Commission will announce the areas of research and innovation that it proposes to fund in the first two years of Horizon 2020, the biggest ever EU research framework programme with a seven-year budget worth nearly €80 billion. Research, Innovation and Science Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn will present an overview of the […]

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