Negotiations between EP and Council Presidency lead to top-up of €4 billion for Horizon Europe

Last Tuesday afternoon, after negotiations between the European Parliament budget negotiators and the German presidency of the European Council, a provisional agreement was reached on €16 billion extra for the next multiannual financial framework programme (2021-2027), of which € 4 billion for Horizon Europe. This comes on top of the budget agreed by the European Council on their July summit. The agreed compromise of last Tuesday will still need to be endorsed by the European Parliament and Council.

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European Commission press release

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