The main funding source for research and innovation at the European level is Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme (2014-2020).
The Internationalization Research Unit provides support for projects related to ERC priorities and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions in the Excellence Science Pillar.
For information on international funding opportunities and support for the presentation and management of collaborative research projects in Horizon 2020, please contact the Grant Office Unit.
Horizon 2020 is the main EU programme for research and innovation funding with an allocated budget of nearly 80 billion euro over a seven-year period (2014-2020). Calls are available on the EU Participant Portal.
Horizon 2020 includes a range of different actions. Please click on the individual action to access its specific description:
- European Research Council
- Future and Emerging Technologies
- Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions
- European Research Infrastructures, including e-Infrastructure
- Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and Biotechnology
- Access to risk finance
- Innovation in SMEs
- Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing
- Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy
- Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy
- Smart, Green and Integrated Transport
- Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials
- Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies
- Secure societies – Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens
- European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
- Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
- Science with and for Society
Horizon 2020 - Sapienza Reference Legislation
Horizon 2020 – Document Templates
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