RI - Number of submitted proposals in response to the 2019 calls

The number of submitted proposals in response to the calls with deadline 20 March 2019 are as follows:

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European Innovation Council Pilot - decisive steps

The European Commission takes decisive steps to set up an European Innovation Council. €2 billion to fast forward the creation of the European Innovation Council.

Press release dd. 18 March 2019 can be found here


Wrong stage-2 submission date in the letters sent to successful stage-1 applicants in NMBP-2019 topics

Successful applicants of the stage-1 exercise of the H2020-NMBP-2019- two-stage calls received letters containing the wrong deadline for submitting their stage-2 proposal.


ERC 2018 Advanced grants call evaluation results

The evaluation results of the 2018 Advanced grant call have been announced by ERCEA. 222 applications are eligible for funding out of a total of 2052 applications submitted. Among the 222 Principle Investigators are 11 PIs affiliated with a Flemish host institution.


European Innovation Council pilot Advisory Board

A call for expression of interest for European Innovation Council pilot Advisory Board is launched.

Millenium Technology Prize - Technology Academy Finland

1 M€ - nomination between 1 April and 31 July 2019

Goal: highlights the extensive impact of science and innovations on the well-being of society.

Application and information: millenniumprize.fi/cfn


Horizon Impact Award

10.000€/award - deadline 28 May - 17:00

Objective? To illustrate the wider socio-economic benefits of the EU investment in R&I - rewarding beneficiaries that have successfully demonstrated effective exploitation and uptake of their projects' R&I results

For whom? Open to FP7 or Horizon 2020 projects that have ended

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EU Budget for 2021-2017

Commission welcomes provisional agreement on Horizon Europe, the future EU research and innovation programme.

Press release dd. 20 March 2018: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-1676_en.htm



It is still unclear what the impact of the Brexit will be on Horizon 2020, the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation running from 1 January 2014 till 31 December 2020.

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Launch of the European Commission’s Common IP Booster

The European Commissions IP Booster is a free service to European Universities and Public Research Organisations to help to address their challenges.