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European Research Council (ERC)

The first Work Programme (WP) to be officially published is the European Research Council WP. It includes three main calls for proposals for frontier research actions for a total amount of €1.9 billion.

The European Research Council (ERC) offers grants to top researchers from anywhere in the world who are ready to come or to stay in Europe to pursue their breakthrough scientific and technological discoveries that can form the basis of new industries, markets and social innovations of the future.

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European Innovation Council (EIC)

The second Work Programme to be published is the European Innovation Council WP, with a budget of over €10 billion for 2021-2027 for the EIC to develop and expand breakthrough innovations. The EIC combines research on emerging technologies with an accelerator programme and a dedicated equity fund, the European Innovation Council Fund, to scale up innovative start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Around €3 billion of the EIC’s budget will go towards the EIC Fund.

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Strategic Plan 2021-2024 adopted

The European Commission has adopted the first strategic plan for Horizon Europe. The strategic plan is a novelty in Horizon Europe and sets the strategic orientations for the targeting of investments in the programme’s first four years. It ensures that EU research and innovation actions contribute to EU priorities, including a climate-neutral and green Europe, a Europe fit for the digital age, and an economy that works for people.

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Transport: EUR 5.12 billion to enhance key infrastructure across the European Union

28-09-2022

A call for proposals launched today under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport programme makes EUR 5.12 billion available for projects targeting new upgraded and improved European transport infrastructure. Projects funded under this call will help to increase the sustainability of the transport network, putting the EU on track to meet the European Green Deal objective of cutting transport emissions by 90% by 2050
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Phoenix: a European project coordinated by LIST

14-09-2022

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology leads the research coordination of an open innovation test bed for the preclinical phases of developing nano-pharmaceuticals.
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Unbox your innovation – Scale it up through the EIC

07-07-2022

Flash-back on the webinar focused on the European Innovation Council Accelerator funding scheme.
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How to write a competitive Horizon Europe proposal – starting level edition

28-06-2022

On 27 June, the European R&D and Innovation team of Luxinnovation, represented by Rebecca Damotte, Stefano Pozzi Mucelli and Francois Sprumont, organised a Horizon Europe proposal writing workshop.
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Listen to our podcast “Avec l'Europe pour horizon“

27-06-2022

The Lëtzebuerger Journal podcast, with Rebecca Damotte and Charles Betz from Luxinnovation's European R&D and Innovation Support team, looks at the different programmes under Horizon Europe and how to participate as a Luxembourg entity.
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