Horizon Europe

EU Funding for Research and Innovation 2021-2027

Horizon Europe will succeed Horizon 2020 as the new EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme for seven years (2021-2027).
It will start on January 1st, 2021.
In June 2018, the European Commission published its proposal for Horizon Europe with a long-term budget of €100 billion.
This ambitious programme builds on the success of previous framework programmes but also has some new features:

Horizon Europe

Source: European Commission




With its three main pillars open science, global challenges and industrial competitiveness, Horizon Europe aims at strengthening the European Research Area and is focused on frontier research projects, societal challenges, industrial technologies and scaling up breakthrough, market-creating innovation.



More information on the current debate for the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

EU budget for the future
Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027
Shaping EU expenditure: the multiannual financial framework


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EU budget for 2021-2027

EU budget for 2021-2027

Commission welcomes provisional agreement on Horizon Europe, the future EU research and innovation programme

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