Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). The programme is at the heart of the EU’s blueprint for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and jobs. With a strong emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges its goal is to ensure Europe produces world-class science, removes barriers to innovation and makes it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering innovation.

The programme is organised around 3 main Pillars


The Digital Single Market Strategy aims to open up digital opportunities for people & businesses & enhance Europe's position as a world leader in the digital economy. Keep up to date with the latest events.

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Horizon 2020 Prizes

The European Commission introduced a set of challenge prizes under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. The aim is to stimulate innovation and come up with solutions to problems that matter to European citizens.

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Horizon 2020 Events

European Commission Research & Innovation conferences and events.

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Research and Innovation

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Office of Vice President for Research & Innovation 4th Floor Block E, Food Science Building UCC