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Facing the future

AI-driven research projects overcoming real-life challenges

Under Horizon Europe, the European Commission funds research and innovation projects to strengthen research and innovation across Europe.

The 'Widening participation and spreading excellence' sub-programme contributes to building research and innovation capacity for countries lagging behind, in line with the policy objectives of the European Research Area.

Funding opportunities

Apply for funding

Information on how to compose your project team and find partners

Overview of the application process and what types of projects can be funded

What you should comply with when applying for funding and implementing your project

How to manage your project


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The European Commission adopted the 2nd strategic plan for Horizon Europe, addressing subjects such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and the digital transition.



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