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European Commission publishes new Work Programme

The European Commission recently published the 2016-2017 Work Programme. The funding opportunities offered by the Work Programme are aligned with the Commission’s policy priorities and will contribute to priority targets such as the ‘Jobs, Growth and Investment Package’, the ‘Digital Single Market’, the 'Energy Union and Climate change policy’, the Internal Market with stronger industry and making Europe a stronger global actor. The new Work Programme enhances an approach to applicable and marketable results. Further, a two-stage submission procedure will be applied in most cases.

The so called cross-cutting initiatives constitute a new part of the Work Programme and have a range of calls for proposals in the fields of ‘Industry 2020 in the Circular economy’, ‘Internet of Things’, and ‘Smart and Sustainable Cities’. Moreover, the funding opportunities go beyond the EU’s borders and encourage investments in research and innovation in the fields of human trafficking, crime and terrorism, and migration flows.

Additionally, the Work Programme 2016-17 is set to improving the impact of the funding under Horizon 2020 by new leveraging opportunities supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and to improve synergies with other EU funding programmes.

List of calls

  • [Cross-cutting Activities (Focus Areas)](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-focus.pdf)
  • [Excellent Science: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-msca.pdf)
  • [Excellent Science: Future and Emerging Technologies](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-fet.pdf)
  • [Excellent Science: European research infrastructures](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-infrastructures.pdf)
  • [Industrial Leadership: Information and communication technologies](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-leit-ict.pdf)
  • [Industrial Leadership: Nanotechnologies, Advance materials, Biotechnology and Advanced manufacturing and processing](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-leit-nmp.pdf)
  • [Industrial Leadership: Space](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-leit-space.pdf)
  • [Industrial Leadership: Innovation in SME](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-sme.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 1: Health, demographic change and wellbeing](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-health.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 2: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-food.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 3: Secure, clean and efficient energy](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-energy.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 4: Smart, green and integrated transport](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-transport.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 5: Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-climate.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 6: Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-societies.pdf)
  • [Societal Challenge 7: Secure societies – protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-security.pdf)
  • Specific programmes
    • [Science with and for Society](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-swfs.pdf)
    • [Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-sewp.pdf)
    • [Fast Track to Innovation Pilot](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-fast-track.pdf)
    • [Access to Risk Finance](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-finance_en.pdf)
    • [European Research Council](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp16-erc_en.pdf)
    • [EURATOM](fileadmin/eurice/news/h2020-wp1617-euratom_en.pdf)

More detailed information can be found on the website of the European Commission

Tags: Horizon 2020
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