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News article10 May 2021European Research Executive Agency1 min read

Welcome to the European Research Executive Agency (REA)

The European Commission has renewed and extended REA’s mandate: From 2021 to 2027 we will invest more than €22.7 billion in high-quality research, innovation and beyond.

In addition to the Horizon 2020 programme REA now manages:

  • Seven sub-programmes of Horizon Europe, the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a budget of €95.5 billion;
  • The Research Fund for Coal and Steel programme, to support clean steel production and a just transition for coal regions;
  • The Promotion of EU Agricultural Products programme, to enhance the competitiveness of the EU’s agricultural sector.
REA budget infographic



On 22 April REA’s Director Marc Tachelet and EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel virtually cut the ribbon to inaugurate REA’s new mandate.

Look at #weareREAdy on Twitter to see how the more than 800 REA staff celebrated their success of building the Agency over the past 12 years!

By managing the newly delegated programmes we will:

Mariya Gabriel REA

Stay tuned

To better promote upcoming EU funding opportunities and attract excellent project’ proposals from across Europe, REA has launched new communication channels, and has enhanced existing ones.

To receive news on funding opportunities, examples of successful EU-funded research, events, vacancies and more, subscribe to our RSS news feed, events feed and follow our LinkedIn accountTwitter account dedicated to the programme supporting the EU Green Deal and REA’s Twitter account.


Publication date
10 May 2021
European Research Executive Agency