Horizon 2020 Environment and Resources Information Days in Brussels

Registration now open

Registration is now open for the ECs Open Info Days on the last calls in the Horizon 2020 challenge „Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials“, taking place on 16-17 September 2019. The event targets applicants to the 2020 call topics in this area. It provides first-hand information on the calls as well practical information relevant for planning an application. Furthermore, you can book bilateral meetings with participants interested in the same call topics.

For information on the topics covered, you may refer to the relevant pre-published Work Programme and/or contact your NCP.

National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant

Learn directly form the ERC on these most Prestiguous Grants

02-09-2019, 14:15–17:30 in Bern

ERC Synergy Grants enable 2-4 top researchers with complimentary skills and knowledge to jointly address a research problem in an unprecedented way. The last Synergy Grant call under the current European framework programme for research and innovation will open in July and close in November 2019.

Join this event to find out more about these prestigious, highly attractive grants and what it takes to be competitive.

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European R&I Funding Opportunities in Advanced Materials and Plastic

Last calls in the area of Advanced Materials and Plastics under Horizon 2020!

28-08-2019,09:30–14:30 in Fribourg

The event is designed for researchers from academia and industry and other stakeholder being involved with these subjects, interested in the upcoming calls in the field of Advanced Materials and Plastics. In the Plastics part a variety of call topics on different aspects on Plastics will be presented, contributing to the implementation of the „European Strategy for Plastics in the Circular Economy“. 

Further Information and Registration


Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

Wichtiger Hinweis für alle, die in den Bereichen «Climate action», «environment», «resource efficiency» und «raw materials» forschen.

Das SC5-Arbeitsprogramm 2020 ist nun in einer Draft-Version öffentlich zugänglich. Die finale Version ist für den 3. Juli 2019 geplant.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie HIER

Funding Opportunities for Your Industry 4.0 Research and Development

Registration is Open, Seats are Limited

22-08-2019,08:45–12:15 in Bern

Industry 4.0 refers to the rapid, digitally enabled transformations in the design, production, operation and service of manufacturing systems and products, providing a highly integrated value chain. The European Commission is investing €1.7 billion in Horizon 2020 for this digitisation of industry. Swiss entities, for-profit or academic, are fully eligible to participate and can get funded.

Join us to learn more about these opportunities!

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Are you looking for a Partner or a Consortium for a Horizon 2020 Topic? This is how!

Brokerage Event: 4 July 2019, Dublin Ireland

Participate at the Brokerage Event on ICT, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing and enlarge your network.                                                 

This is  a free one-day event that will introduce the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls for proposals, present insights and expectations from the European Commission whilst offering a unique international networking experience to forge the winning partnerships of the future.


Horizon 2020: Final Call!

05-09-2019, 09:30–16:30 in Bern

Join us and register today! The aim of this event is to inform all interested stakeholders in Switzerland about funding opportunities for the remaining year of Horizon 2020.

Further Information and Agenda

ERC Grants Information Event

14-06-2019, 11:30–14:00 in Manno

ERC Grants fund excellent, ground-breaking individual research projects carried out by promising, excellent scientists, and are open to any discipline from any scientific field, with no pre-defined topics, nor thematic priorities.


Basic Training on Opportunities in European Programmes for Research and Innovation and Innosuisse Funding

12-06-2019, 14:00–17:00 in Chur

This event provides newcomers with a general overview of European programmes and supporting initiatives for Research, Development and Innovation (RDI). The aim of the event is to help participants decide if and which European RDI programmes or initiatives are suited to their needs and capacities. Participants will learn how to get competent advice if interested in submitting a proposal.

In addition, Walter Ammann will inform the participants about national funding opportunities offered by Innosuisse.

Further information


Last Health & FET Horizon 2020 Calls Pre-Published!

The last Health and Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Calls for end 2019 beginning 2020 have pre-published the work programme with all topics.

Looking for funding in health research or emerging technologies? Have a look and get ready setting up a consortium:

More info on the Health Horizon 2020 programme and for the FET Horizon 2020 programme.