Horizon 2020 info

The Horizon 2020 work programmes are prepared by the European Commission within the framework provided by the Horizon 2020 legislation and through a strategic programming process integrating EU policy objectives in the priority setting.

The current main Horizon 2020 work programme comprises an introduction, 17 thematic sections and the general annexes describing general rules such as standard admissibility conditions and eligibility criteria, selection and award criteria, focus areas, etc.

Of each Horizon 2020 programme a Work programme is edited containing the background and specific calls, cfr. Funding by Horizon 2020 programme.

Application to a Horizon 2020 call implies following 4 steps - explained in detail on the funding and tender portal:

  • find a suitable call for proposal
  • find project partners or apply as an individual
  • create an account on the portal
  • register your organisation

The different practical details of each step are explained in the online Horizon 2020 manual.

Administrative, legal and financial issues are elaborated in Legal and Financial issues.

Horizon 2020 is part of the bigger picture of the European landscape for research and innovation, which also embraces  public-public partnerships (as JPI's), European Innovation Platforms, European Technology Platforms. An overview can be found back in the documents.  

 

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NCP Flanders - overview topics H2020 Workprogramme 18-20 (21.10.2019 Update!)

Excel tool listing all topics within the 2018-2020 workprogrammes of Horizon 2020. All data are downloaded from the Funding & Tenders portal's API-JSON files. As a user you can update these data at any time, make your own selections, use free text search etc... A manual can be consulted by clicking the first icon in the file's quick access toolbar. 16.09.2019 update: a few bugs solved, extra comments in column 4 indicate info on typical budgets and TRL-info (if available) 07.10.2019 update: faster generation of the keyword list in the search form 15.10.2019 update: clearer comments during update with data from the Funding & Tenders portal; updates now also update the keyword lists used in 'extra sheets' 21.10.2019 update: Topics-sheet by default with open or forthcoming topics

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Dissemination&exploitation - tips and tricks

Presentation by Intrigo on Information Session co-organised by NCP Flanders on 22 October 2019

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Information Sheet Horizon Results Platform

Horizon Results Platform - a COM repository of Key Exploitable Results (KER) of EU-funded research and innovation projects. Its use will become mandatory from Horizon Europe onwards.

EIT

EIT stakeholder consultations launched

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has launched three consultations to gather input from stakeholders and to inform their future activities.

European Research Area

Commission communication on a new European Research Area published

A European Commission Communication and accompanying Commission staff working document on a new European Research Area (ERA) were published on 30 September.

Events

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Horizon Europe Belgian launch event

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European IP Helpdesk

Webinar: Impact and Innovation in Horizon 2020 – a Guide for Proposers

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European IP helpdesk

Webinar: Maximising the Impact of Horizon 2020 Project Results

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