European Research and Innovation Days

24, 25 and 26 September 2019, kanal centre pompidou, Brussels, Belgium

European Research and Innovation Days is the first annual policy event of the European Commission, bringing together stakeholders to debate and shape the future research and innovation landscape.

Speakers will include ministers, commissioners, members of European Parliament, researchers, as well as surprise guests each day.

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IMI2 – Call 18 & 19 webinars

IMI will hold webinars on IMI2 – Call 18 & 19 from Friday 14 June to  Wednesday 26 June 2019 inclusive.

All webinars on the Call topics will feature a presentation by the EFPIA topic coordinator and time for questions and answers. The webinars represent an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Call topics, interact directly with the topic coordinators, and get in touch with potential project partners.

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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.

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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.


Eingabefrist: 01.09.2019

Das Agora Instrument will die Wissensverbreitung sowie den Austausch von Ideen und Meinungen über wissenschaftliche Forschung fördern. Demnach werden Projekte gefördert, die Interaktionen und gegenseitiges Zuhören beinhalten und so einen Dialog zwischen den Forschenden und der Bevölkerung in Gang setzen.

Es werden Beträge zwischen 5’000 und 200’000 Franken vergeben für Projekt die sowohl kleine Kommunikationsformate als auch grössere Initiativen mit weitergehenden Zielen umfassen.


Ausschreibung: ein „Politikstipendium“ für WissenschaftlerInnen per 1. Januar 2020

Bewerbungsdeadline: 20. Juni 2019

Die wissenschaftlichen Politikstipendien ermöglichen AbgängerInnen der
Schweizer Hochschulen aus allen Fachbereichen und Disziplinen, die politischen
Prozesse im Parlamentsgebäude unmittelbar kennen zu lernen. Weiterlesen

Register Now to the Health Information Day in Brussels for the Last Health Horizon Calls

Funding opportunities will be presented at the open information day on 3 July 2019 in Brussels.

With the principle of ‚better health for all‘ at its core, Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge 1 (Health, demographic change and wellbeing) focuses on:

  • personalised health and care
  • infectious diseases and improving global health
  • innovative and sustainable health systems
  • decoding the role of the environment (including climate change) for health and wellbeing
  • digital transformation
  • cybersecurity in health and care