Horizon 2020 will run for the next seven years from 2014-2020. With Horizon 2020, EU research and innovation are summarized in a single programme for the first time. It integrates:

  • the European framework programme,
  • the programme for the competitiveness of enterprises and SMEs (CIP)
  • as well as the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

The calls can be found in the participant portal under the tab "funding opportunities":

All parts of the work programme 2016/17 can be downloaded under the following link:

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Structure of Horizon 2020

Supplemented by accompanying measures, H2020 consists of three main pillars, which support different activities:

Excellenct science : Increasing the scientific base

Industrial Leadership: More growth in Europe

Societal Challenges:  Solving societal problems