Horizon 2020 is the EU’s biggest ever research and innovation framework program with a seven-year budget worth nearly €80 billion intended to help boost Europe’s knowledge-driven economy and tackle issues that will make a difference in people’s lives.

For the first time, the European Commission has indicated funding priorities over two years, providing researchers and businesses with more certainty than ever before on the direction of EU research policy. Calls in the 2014 budget alone are worth around €7.8 billion, with funding focused on the three key pillars of Horizon 2020:

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.