Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money attracts. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

Open to everyone, H2020 aims at securing Europe’s global competitiveness by ensuring that Europe produces world-class science and remove barriers to innovation in 22 areas such as key enabling technologies, ICT research & innovation, energy or health.

  • Agriculture & Forestry

  • Aquatic Resources

  • Bio-based Industries

  • Biotechnology

  • Energy

  • Environment & Climate Action

  • Food & Healthy Diet

  • Funding Researchers

  • Health

  • ICT

  • Research & Innovation

  • Innovation

  • Mobility

  • Entertainment

  • Healthcare

  • Ageing society & wellbeing

  • Security and safety

  • International Cooperation

  • Key Enabling Technologies

  • Raw Materials

  • Research Infrastructures

  • Security

  • SMEs

  • Social Sciences & Humanities

  • Society

  • Space

  • Transport

  • Partnerships with Industry and Member States

More information on these areas, available here


H2020 opens calls for project proposals throughout the year. More information is available here

H2020 Contacts

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Public authority contact

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