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Horizon 2020 New Societal Challenges calls published

With thanks to UKRO for their summaries, the European Commission has published a raft of new Horizon 2020 calls for proposals for the period 2018-2020. This will include a number of Societal Challenges calls which are listed below. For further information click the links to the full call information on the H2020 Participant Portal. Northumbria staff who…

UK Government underwrite of Horizon 2020 funding confirmed

Following the UK Treasury’s statement in August 2016, Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, yesterday confirmed the UK Government’s continued commitment to underwrite the funding for successful bids to Horizon 2020 made by UK applicants before the UK leaves the EU. Mr Johnson stressed that the underwrite applies to both projects that…

ERC Starting Grant events in the UK, 19 & 26 July

​As UK National Contact Point for the European Research Council (ERC), UKRO is holding two events for researchers interested in applying for the 2018 ERC Starting Grant call.  There will be an event at the Natural History Museum in London on 19 July from 10.45-13.30 and another identical event at the University of Edinburgh on 26 July…

H2020 Info Day and Brokerage Event “Innovative by Nature: Responding to Societal Challenges through Nature-Based Solutions and Cultural Heritage, 8 Dec, Brussels.

The European Commission has recently launched new Horizon 2020 calls for projects related to nature-based solutions for inclusive urban regeneration, heritage-led rural regeneration and nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorogical risk reduction. An information and brokerage day will be held on the 8th December for those interested in applying to these calls. The event aims to: Present the Horizon 2020…

UK Information Day on H2020 Societal Challenge 5 2017 Calls

The Enterprise Europe Network, in partnership with Innovate UK, is organising a National Information Day on the 2017 round of calls for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 – Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials on 23 November in Birmingham. The event will introduce the content of the forthcoming calls, present insights and priorities…

Have your say on Horizon 2020

As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation which will run until 15 January 2017. The interim evaluation will help improve the way Horizon 2020 works and will also inform the preparations for the successor programme which will be launched in 2021. If you have…

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 National Information Day, 23 Nov, Birmingham

The UK National Contact Point for EU Horizon 2020 – Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials (Societal Challenge 5) is holding an information day on 23 November in Birmingham. The day will feature presentations from a number of speakers including the European Commission, National Contact Points from the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Poland, Enterprise…