European Commission 2020 Work Programme adopted

On 29 January 2020, the European Commission adopted its Work Programme for 2020 which sets out the actions the Commission will initiate this year to implement the political guidelines of Commission President von der Leyen.

Final version of the orientation paper towards the first Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe

The European Commission has published the final version of the document "Orientations towards the first Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe". The document is not the Strategic Plan or its draft, but a foundation for the first Strategic Plan and the first Work Programmes of Horizon Europe.

Consultations on European environmental policy

The Directorate-General Environment of the European Commission asks for feedback on the roadmaps on the „EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030“ as well as „A new Circular Economy Action Plan“.

Horizon Europe: Preparation of European Partnerships

Partnerships between the European Union and industrial partners or with the Member States will play an important and multiple role in the Clusters of the next Framewort Programme for Research and Innovation.

Commission communication on the European Green Deal

On December 11, 2019, the European Commission has presented, in the form of a communication, “The European Green Deal” as a response to the climate and environmental-related challenges Europe and the world are facing.

MSCA RISE: 2020 Call for proposals published

On 5 December 2019, the European Commission opened the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Call 2020.

Results of the Horizon Europe implementation co-design exercise

On 26 November, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation has published the final report on the "Horizon Europe implementation co-design exercise".

New version of the orientation paper on the first Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe

On 31 October 2019, the European Commission has published a new version of the orientation paper on the Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe. The document contains ideas for the first Strategic Plan for the next Framework Programme, including descriptions of planned clusters and a list of proposed partnerships.