HORIZON 2020 is a European Union programme which brings together all of the previous EU's research and innovation funding under a single common strategic framework.
The programme, active from the 1st of January 2014, with nearly € 80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020), is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.
The Horizon 2020 structure is composed of three "pillars" which represent the main priorities of the program:
- Excellent Science
- Industrial Leadership
- Societal Challenges
Horizon 2020 is also characterized by horizontal pillars for the cross-cutting initiatives:
- European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
- Joint Research Center (JRC)
- Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
- Science with and for society
- Cross-cutting activities (focus areas)
Horizon 2020 pillars
The PIC of Università Politecnica delle Marche is 999866689. Acronym: UNIVPM
Research projects funded in Horizon 2020.
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