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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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Building digital capacities in Europe with the Digital Europe Programme

06-12-2019

While the European Commission is still negotiating the next multi-annual financial framework and R&D and innovation programmes, innovation agencies are preparing for their future role in the implementation of these programmes, and in particular in the implementation of the Digital Europe Programme.
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Upcoming key events for Horizon 2020

27-11-2019

Luxinnovation’s EU Funding team has compiled all important upcoming  info days, brokerage events, congresses and conferences for the end of the year and the first months of the next year.
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Postdoc experts for companies

22-11-2019

Giving post-doctoral researchers the opportunity to gain direct access to the world of business: this is the raison d'être of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships programme. Interested companies have until 10 December to apply.
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35 years at the service of innovation in Luxembourg

15-11-2019

In the presence of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, celebrated its 35th anniversary at the Athénée de Luxembourg.
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Public consultation on European Institutionalised partnerships – Closing on 6 November

04-11-2019

The consultation on European Institutionalised partnerships will soon close on 6th November 2019, so hurry up and have your say. 
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A year connecting Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe

17-10-2019

Benjamin Questier, Strategic Advisor & Head of European R&D and Innovation Support at Luxinnovation, reviews the successes and opportunities offered by the European framework programme Horizon 2020 and also provides insight into the forthcoming Horizon Europe programme.
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Co-designing the EU’s next framework programme

27-09-2019

Horizon Europe, the EU’s next framework for research and innovation, will be launched in 15 months’ time and run until the end of 2027. Interested stakeholders now have the opportunity to provide their input on the content and implementation of the programme.
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Research and innovation staff exchange

27-09-2019

Are you in search of a funding programme for your research and innovation project? The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) promotes cross-border and cross-sector collaboration between research and market within Europe and beyond.
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Autumn and winter key events for Horizon 2020

26-09-2019

Luxinnovation has compiled all important info days, brokerage events, congresses and conferences for Autumn and Winter 2019
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A real life problem to be researched through H2020 funding

25-09-2019

Interview with Luca Ratti, coordinator of the “Working and Yet Poor” project, on the occasion of the upcoming Horizon 2020 Info Day on 10 October.
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Open consultation on institutionalised partnerships under Horizon Europe

17-09-2019

Give your opinion on the 12 institutionalised partnerships proposed by the European Commission under Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027).
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Cascading grants: a real plus for SMEs

16-09-2019

An unheralded instrument of the Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020, financial support to third parties (FSTP), offers significant opportunities for companies to accelerate the time to market of their innovative products, services and processes.
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