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Horizon 2020

This information is provided by Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If your company or knowledge institute collaborates internationally in the areas of research, technological development and innovation, you can participate in the European Horizon 2020External link programme. Horizon 2020 is the successor to the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The programme runs from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of €80 billion.

When do you qualify?

Horizon 2020 consists of 3 categories:

  1. Excellent Science: aimed at researchers, to reinforce and extend the excellence of the Union’s science base
  2. Industrial Leadership: to speed up the development of the technologies and innovations that will underpin tomorrow's businesses and help innovative European SMEs
  3. Societal Challenges: addresses major concerns shared by citizens in Europe and elsewhere

How to apply?

You can submit your project proposals to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). To find out current opportunities, please check the Calls pageExternal link on the Horizon 2020 Participant Portal. RVO's Team IRIS offers you assistance in the form of advice, training coursesExternal link and partner search.

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency