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Horizon 2020 to receive €400 million more until 2020


In yesterday`s State of the European Union address, President Junker announced that the Commission proposes €400 million more for Horizon 2020. The proposed increase in the budget of the EU`s largest research and innovation programme was confirmed by Commissioner Modeas and Commissioner Georgieva.

In the mid-term review of the EU`s budget, Commissioner Georgieva also proposed an increase in funding for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME), Erasmus as well as the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) and the Youth Employment Initiative.

As a reminder, in July this year, the European Commission published an updated work programme for 2017, through which it will invest €8.5 billion in a number of cross cutting initiatives, such as: Circular Economy (€325 million), Smart and Sustainable Cities (€115 million), Green Vehicles (€133 million) and Internet of Things (€37 million).

The full package of 2016-2017 Work Programmes is available for downloading below, including the SME Instrument Work Programme.

Pillar I – Excellent Science

Pillar II – Industrial Leadership

Pillar III – Societal Challenges

Other Work Programmes

  • If you would like to know more about EU funding for research and innovation; or if you need help with your Horizon 2020 application, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.


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