Work Programmes 2016-2017 published
The second Horizon 2020 Work Programme covering the years 2016-2017 was published by the European Commission this month. Information on future funding opportunities under the different parts is available on the Participant Portal. The EC will invest almost €16 billion in research and innovation in the next two years. The programme will support a range of cross-cutting initiatives: the modernisation of Europe’s manufacturing industry (€1 billion); technologies and standards for automatic driving (over €100 million); the Internet of Things (€139 million) to address digitalisation of EU industries; Industry 2020 in the Circular Economy (€670 million) to develop strong and sustainable economies; and Smart and Sustainable Cities (€232 million) to better integrate environmental, transport, energy and digital networks in EU’s urban environments. You will find more information here.