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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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EU invests €210 million to help bring #InnovativeEUProjects to market

EU invests €210 million to help bring #InnovativeEUProjects to market

| September 18, 2019

The European Commission will invest a total of €210 million to 108 innovative projects helping them to reach the market faster. The funding is provided through the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which supports innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with bright ideas and the ambition to scale up internationally. Research, Science and Innovation […]

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#Horizon2020 – Commission to invest €11 billion in new ways to address societal challenges and boost jobs and growth

#Horizon2020 – Commission to invest €11 billion in new ways to address societal challenges and boost jobs and growth

| July 3, 2019

On 2 July, the European Commission announced how it will spend the last and biggest annual share of €11 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020. In this final year the Commission will focus on fewer and crucial topics such as climate change, clean energy, plastics, cybersecurity and the digital economy, supporting further […]

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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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#H2020Future: Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe’s future

#H2020Future: Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe’s future

Europe must capitalize better on the knowledge it produces, and turn its innovation potential into economic growth. Research and innovation should be prioritized in EU and national budgets, with a doubling of the budget of the successor to Horizon 2020, the current EU research and innovation programme. And it should involve citizens in addressing global […]

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EU to work with #Mediterranean partners on research and innovation – informal deal with EP

EU to work with #Mediterranean partners on research and innovation – informal deal with EP

The Maltese Presidency today (11 April) struck a provisional deal with the European Parliament on the participation of the EU in a partnership to develop innovative solutions for sustainable water provision and management and food production in the Mediterranean region. The initiative, known as PRIMA (Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area), will […]

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#EUSpace16: The EU ‘cannot lose the space battle’

#EUSpace16: The EU ‘cannot lose the space battle’

The space industry can and must be a main driver for growth and innovation in Europe. “The time is ripe to create a single market for space in Europe to support space research and make the most of the increasing synergies between industrial space policy and defence,” said Antonio Tajani MEP, first vice president of […]

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