EU-USA Research Collaboration and Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020, the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
• Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America
Horizon 2020 is the European Union's largest research and innovation initiative, with nearly €80 billion in funding allocated for over seven years. The program focuses on three overarching priorities: excellent science, industrial leadership, and solutions to global challenges. Horizon 2020 is open to participants from anywhere in the world as the program recognizes the growing importance of internationalizing how knowledge is produced and used.
Speakers shared their testimonials for the audience to learn about the different types of international cooperation that Horizon 2020 supports, namely on an individual, collaborative, or program level. The presentations also addressed in detail the main elements of Horizon 2020 with regards to content, types of activities funded, forms of participation, and application procedures.