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The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union (Brexit) 

The UK and the EU have agreed on a flexible extension of the Article 50 period to 31 January 2020. During this period, the UK remains 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, and remain eligible to apply for Horizon 2020 funding. This includes requesting the relevant part of the project’s budget as an EU contribution.

A ratified Withdrawal Agreement

The UK Members of the Parliament have voted in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, and the agreement has now been ratified by the European Parliament.

The ratified deal, based on the provisions set out in the Withdrawal Agreement, allows for continued UK participation in Horizon 2020 until the end of the programme and for the lifetime of projects. For further details, please visit the UKRO website.

 

Luxinnovation is the National Contact Point for Horizon 2020, the European framework programme for research and innovation. Building on our decade-long experience of EU funding programmes, we are able to respond to questions on where to get up-to-date information on programmes and calls for project proposals, what programmes are the most suitable for you or where and how to find European partners.

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EIC launch ceremony (18 March) and Applicants day (19 March)

05-03-2021

A high level European Innovation Council (EIC) launch ceremony on Thursday, 18 March will be followed with an EIC Applicant’s Day on 19 March.
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Digital trends: EU policy evolutions in 2021

04-03-2021

Digitalisation is high on the EU’s agenda with the launch of the Digital Europe Programme (DEP) and the development of new legislations. In this article, Géraud Guilloud, Senior Advisor – European R&D and Innovation Support at Luxinnovation, continues to review the digital trends of 2021 with a focus on the European context.
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Digital trends: What to expect in 2021

04-03-2021

Digitalisation is more important than ever, and a central theme in the new EU framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon Europe. In this article, Géraud Guilloud, Senior Advisor – European R&D and Innovation Support at Luxinnovation, studies the digital trends of 2021 through a magnifying lens with a specific focus on the European policies and contexts.
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AI4EU support program distributes up to €70K to companies so solve AI challenges

02-03-2021

The objective of the AI4EU Call for Solutions is to select the best 41 Solution Providers that address one of the Challenges and together with the Challenge Owner enter a 6-months Support Program receiving funding for solving the specific challenge.
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Tackling Climate change and environmental challenges

25-02-2021

A webinar organised by Luxinnovation on 9 March, will introduce to the climate and environment part of the European flagship programme Horizon Europe. It will give interested stakeholders the keys to successful participation.
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