Since the launch of the new HORIZON EUROPE framework programme is now very close, this news alert focuses on HORIZON EUROPE and related European news.

HORIZON EUROPE: Work Programmes publicly available

Below you find an overview of the current status. For each programme, the most recent available version is listed. The overview is based upon information provided by NCP Flanders.

Unless otherwise mentioned, it concerns draft versions, thus (minor) changes to the texts are still possible. It is expected that the final versions of these documents will be published in May.

The information is given in line with the HORIZON EUROPE structure.

Pillar 1 – Excellent Science

Pillar 2 – Gobal Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness

Pillar 3 – Innovative Europe

Widening Participation and Strengthening the European Research Area

EURATOM Research and Training Programme (draft)

See attached pdf document.

HORIZON EUROPE: other relevant documents (ref. Science Business of March 18 2021):

 Other European news

 Strategic Plan of HORIZON EUROPE published

Recently the European Commission has published its Strategic Plan for HORIZON EUROPE.

The extended version can be consulted via the folowing link:

A brief factsheet-version can be found at:

European Research and Innovation Days

European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.

The event will take place online on 23 and 24 June 2021.