Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding program for research and innovation with a budget of €95.5 billion, and the successor of Horizon 2020. It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth. Most of the funding is allocated based on competitive calls for proposals, set out in work programs.
It creates jobs, fully engages the EU’s talent pool, boosts economic growth, promotes industrial competitiveness. Furthermore, it optimises investment impact within a strengthened European Research Area.
The program facilitates collaboration and strengthens the impact of research and innovation. Horizon 2021-2027 supports implementing EU policies while tackling global challenges. It encourages creating and better dispersing of excellent knowledge and technologies.
Legal entities from the EU and associated countries can participate to Horizon Europe funding.
The Comission will invest around €5.8 billion in total in research and innovation to support the European Green Deal. The goal is to make the EU the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. The funds will support projects that advance the science of climate change, and that develop solutions.
Around €4 billion are alocated for the development of core digital technologies over 2021-2022. Finally, this work program will direct investments of around €1.9 billion in total. The aim is to help repairing the immediate economic and social damage brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
The first calls for proposals will open on the Commission’s Funding and Tenders Portal on 22 June.
The European Research and Innovation Days on 23 and 24 June mark the occasion to discuss Horizon Europe amongst policymakers, researchers, innovators and citizens. Horizon Europe Information Days targeting potential applicants take place between 28 June and 9 July.
Through Horizon Europe you can get direct funding for your company or you can get involved in consortiums for bigger innovative projects with your team. You can get financed from 500.000 euros to 2.5 million euros depending on the type of project you want to develop.
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Our team of consultants worked in corporations for which they wrote, implemented, coordinated innovation projects, and some of the members were experts in these projects. If you decide to work with us on writing, winning and implementing a project for your company, you will get access to some of the best industry experts in the market.
Therefore, we have experience not only in accessing funds, but also in IT on a large number of verticals. That is why we know very well the advantages that the IT companies can obtain through these projects.
We participated as managers of the Departments of Solutions Consultancy and European Programs within corporations. Our duty was to create the company’s strategy on these two Areas and we know the business development needs.
We have experience in over 28 funding programs, being one of the most complex consulting companies in this respect and with results both nationally and internationally. Even more, we have collaborations with partners from over 25 countries in the EU, Middle East, North Africa, USA and CIS.
Though, the experience of implementing a project financed by this financing program is truly unique. This interesting and engagind knowledge practice can have important benefits at the level of your company.
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