Horizon 2020 is a European programme to finance research and innovation projects from different fields during 2014-2020.
This new EU Framework R&D Programme is an opportunity for companies, researchers, technological centers and public organization to finance their ideas.
The programme H2020 budget is almost 80 Billion € for the period 2014-2020 and at least 3 Billion € are assigned to SME Instrument.
The programme H2020 is focused on three aims:
- Excellent Science: These activities aim to reinforce and extend the excellence of Union’s science base and consolidate the European Research Area in order to make the union’s research and innovation system more competitive on a global scale
- Industrial Leadership: it has as a priority the development of technologies and innovations that will underpin future’s businesses and help innovative European SMEs to grow into world-leading companies.
- Societal Challenges: Horizon 2020 reflects the policy priorities of Europe 2020 strategy and addresses major concerns shared by citizens in Europe and elsewhere.
ITENE has been selected recently by the CDTI (Center for the Technological Industry Development) to support the Spanish companies presence in Horizon 2020. ITENE has reached the highest return for companies in the last Seventh UE Framework Programme in our acting fields. Here you can see some of the numbers:
8 projects as coordinator.
53 projects approved.
200 European consortiums created.
209 Million € is the total budget on projects.
232 companies participating
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