Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument for research and innovation of the European Commission that runs from 2014 to 2020 with a €79.4 billion budget.

The main goals of Horizon 2020 are to enhance the research and innovation capacities of European institutions and companies by addressing industrial and societal challenges through excellent research.

Horizon 2020 is organized around 3 basic priorities/ pillars:

1. Excellent Science
2. Industrial Leadership
3. Societal Challenges

To get an introduction to these programmes click here.

To learn more about Horizon 2020 more general EuroCenter has produced an introduction to the framework programme here. You can read about the following:

1. Differences between FP7 and H2020
2. How to find partners for projects
3. Requirements for participation
4. Tips for producing a successful application.

Calls and all necessary documentation are published on the Participant Portal

When applying for EU funding a Participant Identification Code must be provided for Aarhus University. It is 999997736. When this has been entered, the application system (Participant Portal) automatically transfers legal details about the University into the application so you do not have to do so. If you require any assistance in this process please contact Chris Sturrock at cjs@bios.au.dk

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