What is Horizon 2020 ? Created to boost the European economy, the seven-year research programme launched by the European Commission for the period 2014-2020 also aims at promoting a great innovation union on our territory.
By what means does Europe improve the general well-being of its citizens and societies ? Research and innovation are the main sectors in which the European Union invested in order to better tackle the socio-economic challenges it has been facing for the past few years.
In comparison with previous EU programmes, Horizon 2020 is more accessible to various applicants as it is open to universities, companies and small businesses. The administrative procedures have also been simplified. Here is a general overview of Horizon 2020 :