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EU-USA Research Collaboration and Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020, the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

3/10/2016, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM | German House New York

EU-USA Research Collaboration and Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020, the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Co-Sponsor:
• 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.

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  • Featured Speakers

    • Dr. James P. Gavigan

      Minister Counselor, Head of the Science, Technology, and Innovation Section, Delegation of the European Union to the USA

    • Dr. Joann Halpern

      Director, German Center for Research and Innovation

    • Dr. Kristina Richardson

      Assistant Professor of History at Queens College, The City University of New York

    • Dr. Peter Muenning

      Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University