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Launching of the Knowledge Centre for Biodiversity

27-10-2020

On May 20, 2020, the European Commission adopted the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and an associated Action Plan. This action plan is a comprehensive long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems.
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The European Green Deal Call - information and best practices

17-09-2020

The Green Deal call has been published on 17 September. Please find the recording of the session here. You can download the slides.

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Participate in shaping Horizon Europe

09-09-2020

Citizen engagement is a cornerstone of the co-designing process of Horizon Europe.
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Open call: European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2021

06-07-2020

The European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2021 are open for submissions!
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Horizon Europe Missions are coming to fruition

26-06-2020

Missions are a major novelty in the future framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon Europe. Interim reports and proposed Missions have been published.
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The EIC Fund is now up and running!

26-06-2020

The EIC Fund has become an official entity, filling the funding gap at the start-up stage.
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European Partnerships in Horizon Europe

25-06-2020

Partnerships will complement Horizon Europe programme. These partnerships aim at developing the European Research Area and they gather representatives from different entities.
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Horizon 2020 Booster Service – promote and better exploit your project results

25-06-2020

The European Commission launched a new service: the Booster Service, to promote and better exploit European research and innovation results.
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The EU Green Deal initiative expands with three new strategies

25-06-2020

The initiative aims to reach a climate-neutral Europe by 2050 to face the current and future environmental challenges.
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Attracting experts for companies and academia via MSCA

25-06-2020

As the national contact point for Horizon 2020, Luxinnovation is offering support to postdoctoral candidates and research organisations (public and private) willing to participate to the Marie Sklodowoska Curie Actions (MSCA).
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The European Open Science Cloud is taking shape

25-06-2020

The EOSC is one of the about 50 proposed European Partnerships under Horizon Europe, aiming to accelerate the deployment and consolidation of an open, trusted, virtual, federated environment in Europe.
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European Commission digital vision

25-06-2020

In her political guidelines, Commission President von der Leyen stressed the need for Europe to lead the transition to a healthy planet and a new digital world.
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Public consultation on the Horizon 2020 Green Deal Call

20-05-2020

The European Commission is launching a citizen consultation to help co-design the European Green Deal call. The European Green Deal call will help mobilise and shape research and innovation for the green and just transition of the European Union.
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Solutions for rapid improvements in understanding, mitigating and responding to the pandemic

19-05-2020

The European Commission (EC) has launched several Research and Innovation actions through its main research framework Horizon 2020 to address the COVID-19 crisis.
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Eureka Calls 2020

06-05-2020

Luxembourg is participating this year in three Eureka calls for projects as a funding country, in the fields of advanced materials, healthy ageing and AI.
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European Defence Industrial Development Programme

14-04-2020

The European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) amounts for € 500 million for 2019-2020.
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Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency open calls: Support for applications

14-04-2020

In order to support the application of energy efficiency topics, the European Commission has gathered video briefings explaining in detail each of the 10 topics of the open Call for Proposals 2020.
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Green Deal Call in the EIC Accelerator published

27-03-2020

A significant increase to the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot budget has been adopted by the European Commission to support game-changing, market-creating innovation and deep-tech SMEs to scale-up, paving the ground for the launch of a ‘fully-fledged’ programme in Horizon Europe (2021 – 2027).
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The EU response to the Covid-19 epidemic in the field of R&D

26-03-2020

The European Commission is coordinating a common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19. Resolute actions are taken to strenghten the public health sector and mitigate the socio-economic impact.
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Continuation of Luxinnovation's activities

17-03-2020

In view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the protective measures announced by the government, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, is adapting to the situation in order to ensure the smooth continuity of its activities.
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H2020 deadlines extension following the coronavirus outbreak

17-03-2020

The European Commission published yesterday a response to a FAQ concerning the extension of deadlines due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Horizon Impact Award 2020 contest open

24-02-2020

The European Commission is launching the 2020 edition of Horizon Impact Award – a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond.
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Digital: what to expect in 2020?

24-01-2020

A new year, a new decade! This is the dashing occasion for the usual-yet-fascinating expectations of what 2020 has in store. In this article, we will put a magnifying glass on the digital trends that are relentlessly unwinding in front of us this year, and with a specific focus on European innovation funding related content.
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Spotlight on Climate and Energy in Horizon 2020

24-01-2020

Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme has entered its last year. While it is time to look at what has been achieved, there are still opportunities in Energy calls that remain open until Autumn 2020.
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European Green Deal - a new growth strategy for Europe

24-01-2020

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented on 11 December 2019 a new growth strategy for Europe, the European Green Deal initiative, aiming to reach a climate-neutral Europe by 2050 to face the current and future environmental challenges.
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The Lump Sum scheme in Horizon 2020

23-01-2020

Considering that the European Commission (EC) intends to continue adopting the lump sum financing in Horizon Europe as well, we hope that this document will provide a useful basis also for applications under the next Framework Programme.
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Horizon Europe, State-of-the-art

21-01-2020

Horizon 2020, as the name suggests, will come to an end in 2020. Nevertheless, the European Commission is working on the new Framework Programme, Horizon Europe. Even if there is no revolution, but an evolution, some novelties will be introduced in the structure and in the implementation. This document summarises the main features of Horizon Europe publicly available so far.
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Brexit & the UK's participation in Horizon 2020

17-01-2020

The UK and the EU have agreed a flexible extension of the Article 50 period to 31 January 2020. During this period, the UK will remain a member of the EU with all the relevant rights and obligations. This means that UK organisations can continue to participate in Horizon 2020 as a Member State.
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INNOWWIDE Call 2 open until 31 March 2020

17-01-2020

The INNOWWIDE pilot call intends to bring European highly innovative SMEs to the forefront of international markets by opening two calls that will allow them to conduct Viability Assessment Projects (VAPs) in cooperation with local stakeholders. It will, then, create the conditions to increase the uptake of European innovative solutions in markets outside of Europe. The VAP lasts no longer than six months.
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Two Luxembourg researchers awarded with prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants 2019

15-01-2020

The new grantees will have a chance to build up their teams and have a far-reaching impact.
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