This award is the European Commission’s initiative to recognize and celebrate outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society. These projects must have been funded by FP7 and/or Horizon 2020 funding programmes and they must be closed by the time of application.
Coordinators, Project teams take the chance to win The Horizon Impact Award (Five prizes of 10,000 EUR will be awarded) showcase your best practices and achievements from your project for these reasons:
- You can inspire beneficiaries of research and innovation funding to maximize the impact of their research.
- You will show the wider socio-economic benefits of EU investment in research and innovation.
- The Horizon Impact Award will provide the winners with high visibility in the form of public interest and increased media coverage.
Last year winners came up with a new drug for a rare disease, helped prevent child abuse, increased security of browsing the web and protected coastal areas against the effects of climate change.
Closing date for submission is on 2 April 2020. More information on the criteria HERE.