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Upcoming Horizon Europe Info Days and Brokerage Events for the 2023/24 Work Programme

With the publication of the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023/24 and the corresponding calls for proposals, the European Commission is organising several info days and brokerage events where applicants can get information and find suitable project partners. Here you can find an overview of these events.


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European Commission: Activity report 2021 in the area of RTD and on Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020

The European Commission  has recently published the „Annual Report on Research and Technological Development Activities of the European Union and Monitoring of Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020 in 2021“.


Ten simple rules for a successful Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowship (PF) application

Today PLOS Computational Biology published the editorial article "Ten simple rules for a successful EU Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral (MSCA) fellowship application". The team of authors is comprised of former MSCA postdoctoral fellows and reviewers who have been evaluating MSCA applications for several years. BayFOR has also contributed here.


Expert knowledge: Lump sums in Horizon Europe

The financing of projects funded under the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation was still mainly based on the reimbursement of actual costs in Horizon 2020. However, due to the high time and effort involved and the susceptibility to errors, the European Commission is aiming for greater use of lump sums under Horizon Europe.


EU project InShaPe – Next innovation leap in metal-based additive manufacturing

In many industrial sectors, such as in the automotive industry, in aerospace or in the energy sector, the demand for special metal components that are light and have a high strength is increasing.


New European Partnership „Driving Urban Transitions to a Sustainable Future” – First Call for proposals and launch event

The new European Partnership "Driving Urban Transitions to a Sustainable Future (DUT)" between the EU Commission and various national and regional funders has announced its first call for proposals for September 2022.


Horizon Europe Periodic Report Template published

The European Commission has published the template for the periodic reporting of projects in Horizon Europe on the Funding & Tenders Portal.


European Commission presents new European Innovation Agenda to spearhead the new innovation wave

The European Commission adopted a New European Innovation Agenda to position Europe at the forefront of the new wave of deep tech innovation and start-ups. It will help Europe to develop new technologies to address the most pressing societal challenges, and to bring them on the market.


European Commission: Launch of the Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation

On 24 June 2022 the European Commission has launched the 'Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation'. The Alliance aims to prepare the aviation ecosystem for the entry into service of hydrogen- and electric-powered aircraft, to ensure that air transport contributes to Europe's 2050 climate neutrality objective.

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