Basic Information

Horizon 2020 aims at creating economic growth and jobs in Europe. Some facts and figures:

  • Duration from 2014 to 2020
  • Budget of 70.2 billion euro
  • Grants for basic and applied research
  • Support of universities, companies and any other organisation
  • Funding for all research areas and industries

Based on three pillars, Horizon 2020 focuses on excellent science (basic research), industrial leadership (industrial technologies) and societal challenges (for example: demographic change, food security, clean energy, climate change, and several others).