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Horizon 2020
Research and Innovation Funding in the EU
Chris North
Deputy Head (EU), International Knowledge and Innovatio...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
Horizon 2020
• Successor to current Seventh Framewor...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
Inclusive Growth
European Platform
against poverty
N...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
What’s new?
• A single programme: bringing together ...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
• A single set of rules for participation and
dissem...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
Horizon 2020 structure
Excellent
Science
Societal Ch...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
Proposed Funding breakdown
MFF Council conclusions (...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
• Irish/Lithuanian Presidencies: H1/H2 2013
• Last t...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
UK National Contact Point network will be improved
u...
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UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13
Thank you
Chris North
chris.north@bis.gsi.gov.uk
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Chris North - Europe 2020, the innovation union and horizion 2020: how it all fits together

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Chris North - Europe 2020, the innovation union and horizion 2020: how it all fits together

  1. 1. Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Funding in the EU Chris North Deputy Head (EU), International Knowledge and Innovation Unit
  2. 2. 2 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 Horizon 2020 • Successor to current Seventh Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities (FP7) – Will also incorporate European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), innovation elements of CIP under one single programme • Funded by general EU budget – 2014-20 “Multiannual Financial Framework” (MFF)
  3. 3. 3 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 Inclusive Growth European Platform against poverty New Skills and Jobs Smart Growth EUROPE 2020 Target 2: 3% of the EU’s GDP to be invested in R&D by 2020 ERA Digital Agenda for Europe Youth on the move Innovation Union Sustainable Growth Resource Efficient Europe Industrial Policy for Globalisation
  4. 4. 4 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 What’s new? • A single programme: bringing together three separate programmes (FP7, CIP and EIT) • More innovation: through introduction of ‘close- to-market actions’ (e.g. prototyping, testing, demonstrating etc) • Focus on societal challenges: e.g. health, clean energy and transport • Easier access for participants: through simplification of rules for participation
  5. 5. 5 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 • A single set of rules for participation and dissemination : for the whole innovation chain • Simplified funding : Single funding rate for research projects; flat rate for indirect costs • Faster time-to-grant : to be reduced by 100 days • Fewer, better targeted controls and audits Simplification
  6. 6. 6 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 Horizon 2020 structure Excellent Science Societal Challenges JRC Health, demographic change and wellbeing Food security, sustainable agriculture, forestry, marine, maritime, inland water and bio-economy Secure, clean and efficient energy Smart, green and integrated transport Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials Secure societies – protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens European Research Council (ERC) Marie Skłodowska- Curie actions Research Infrastructures 3 Pillar Structure Industrial Leadership Innovation in SMEs Access to Risk Finance Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies EIT Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
  7. 7. 7 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 Proposed Funding breakdown MFF Council conclusions (8 Feb 2013): funding for H2020 (around €70bn, at constant 2011 prices) will represent a real growth compared to 2013 levels. Excellent Science 31.7% Industrial Leadership 22.6% Societal Challenges 38.7% EIT 3.5% Widening Participation 1.0% JRC 2.5%
  8. 8. 8 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 • Irish/Lithuanian Presidencies: H1/H2 2013 • Last trilogue under Irish Presidency: 25 June 2013 • EP plenary vote on MFF: July 2013(?) • MFF deal: Summer 2013(?) • Codecision with EP: Autumn 2013 • UK launch event: Nov/Dec 2013 • First informal calls: December 2013 • Launch of Horizon 2012: 1 January 2014 Timeline
  9. 9. 9 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 UK National Contact Point network will be improved under Horizon 2020: – Support will align with structure of Horizon 2020 – Increased NCP resource (including support for cross- programme coordination) – Improved website – Central service resource – In place by autumn 2013 Support for UK applicants
  10. 10. 10 UUK Europe at the Heart of Internationalisation conference 26/06/13 Thank you Chris North chris.north@bis.gsi.gov.uk

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