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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 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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High performance computing (EuroHPC) calls for proposals now open

14-08-2019

The European High-Perfomance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) pools European resources to develop top-of-the-range exascale supercomputers for processing big data, based on competitive European technology.
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Horizon Europe Co-design – Implementation

02-08-2019

With a proposed budget of 100 billion euro from 2021 to 2027, the Horizon Europe framework programme represents the largest collaborative multinational research and innovation investment in Europe and is open to participants worldwide.
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Call for Entries: ILUCIDARE Special Prizes funded by H2020

23-07-2019

Europa Nostra, the leading heritage network in Europe, and the European Commission have recently launched the Call for Entries to the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards 2020.
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2019 EU Innovation Scoreboard: Luxembourg is a “Strong innovator”

03-07-2019

The European Commission has recently published the 2019 edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS).
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European Innovation Council to invest in high potential breakthrough innovation

03-07-2019

Innovators have a harder time finding risk-willing growth capital in Europe than in the US or in Asia. In order to alleviate this problem and pave the way for breakthrough and disruptive innovation, the European Innovation Council (EIC) has been set up as a new instrument aimed at providing substantial financial support to innovative researchers and companies. On 27 June 2019, Luxinnovation hosted an event where the EIC presented its new funding measures to Luxembourg stakeholders.
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More than €2.2 billion for Europe's excellent researchers

03-07-2019

The ERC announced its biggest ever annual injection of funding in blue-sky research. €2.2 billion will be made available in 2020 to support some 1,100 top researchers. As in previous years, most of the funding (61%) is earmarked for early- to mid-career scientists and scholars. The funding will also support jobs for an estimated 8,000 postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and other research staff employed in ERC-funded teams.
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Financing the next Marie Curie fellowship

02-07-2019

On 13 June, Luxinnovation organised a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions grant-writing workshop in collaboration with the University of Luxembourg and the BeNeLux chapter of the Marie Curie Alumni Association. Participants could learn more about the Individual Fellowships (IF) programme, which is a great option for funding experienced researchers coming to Luxembourg.
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Autumn key events for Horizon 2020

26-06-2019

Luxinnovation’s EU Funding team has compiled all important info days, brokerage events, congresses and conferences taking place in autumn 2019.  Please take a look at the list and choose the events that are the most interesting for you.
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NCPs CaRE: Luxinnovation shows the way

20-06-2019

Luxinnovation organised a series of workshops from 4 to 7 June, as the national contact point for the NCPs CaRE project, in the field of climate, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.
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Horizon 2020 funding opportunity for bio-based industries

13-06-2019

The recently launched Bio-Based Industries call for proposals offers €135 million of Horizon 2020 funding for projects aiming at boosting the development of the EU’s bio-based sector. Interested companies and research organisations can apply for funding until 4 September 2019.
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Towards mission-driven research and innovation

12-06-2019

On 6 June 2019, Luxinnovation organised the annual conference of TAFTIE, the European Network of Innovation Agencies which the agency chairs in 2019. Representatives of 30 national innovation agencies gathered in Luxembourg to discuss the implementation of mission-driven research and innovation programmes that are aimed at tackling major societal challenges.
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"My background in research is very valuable"

27-05-2019

When Charles Betz left Luxembourg to continue his studies in molecular biology abroad, his idea was to pursue an international academic career. After studying and working in Switzerland and the US, he was finally persuaded to try his luck within Luxinnovation’s European finance team.
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Calling young scientists: Applications open for SESAR Young Scientist Award 2019

20-05-2019

Are you a young scientist undertaking research in the field of air traffic management (ATM) and aviation? Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent? If yes, then look no further… the SESAR Young Scientist Award is designed for people like you.
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Commission invites top experts to shape new research and innovation missions

15-05-2019

The European Commission launched a call for experts to join ‘Mission Boards’, which will advise the Commission for the identification and implementation of missions in Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation programme.
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