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Horizon Europe

Type
Funding programme
Submission deadline
Funded by
European Union
Reach
EU

Horizon Europe is the ambitious EU research & innovation framework programme for 2021-2027 with a budget of €95.5 billion.

Its overarching goals are:

  • to strengthen the EU's scientific and technological bases and the European Research Area (ERA);
  • to boost Europe's innovation capacity, competitiveness and jobs;
  • to deliver on citizen's priorities and sustain our socio-economic model and values.

with a particular focus on creating impact or the European Green Deal, the digital and sustainability transition and recovery from the coronavirus-crisis.

Pillar 1: Excellent Science

  • European Research Council
  • Marie Sklodawska-Curie Action
  • Research Infrastructures

Pillar 2: Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness

Clusters:

  • Health
  • Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society
  • Civil Security for Society
  • Digital, Industry and Space
  • Climate, Energy and Mobility
  • Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment

Pillar 3: Innovative Europe

  • European Innovation Council
  • European Innovation ecosystems
  • European Institute of Innovation and Technology

Within the clusters of pillar II, Horizon Europe incorporates missions to increase the effectiveness of funding by pursuing clearly defined targets with a concrete impact on citizen’s daily lives.

The aim is to achieve bold, inspirational and measurable goals within a set timeframe.

The following 5 mission areas have been identified, each with a dedicated mission board and assembly. The board and assembly help specify, design and implement the specific missions which will launch under Horizon Europe in 2021:

  • Adaptation to climate change including societal transformation
  • Cancer
  • Climate-neutral and smart cities
  • Healthy oceans, seas, coastal and inland waters
  • Soil health and food
Website address: https://www.bio-pro.de/en/service/funding/horizone-europe