Publication of the preparatory consultation for the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Program

Date: 12/01/2017

The Framework Programs preparation enforces the consultation of the beneficiaries. In this context, 19 work groups have been settled including representative of research, industry and civil society.

The current Horizon 2020 program is composed of 18 themes and is completed with programs of the European Research Center (ERC), Euratom, the common research center and the European Institute of Technology (EIT).

The 2018-2020 Work Program has started with beneficiaries and State Members and was translated by the publication of 17 scoping papers and one overarching strategy paper.

More detailed information about the current and the upcoming Work Programs are available for the further thematics:

Future and Emerging Technologies

Research Infrastructures, including e-Infrastructures

Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing (NMBP)

Information and Communication Technologies

Innovation in SMEs

Access to Risk Finance

Societal Challenge 1 (Health, demographic change and wellbeing)

Societal Challenge 2 (Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy)

Societal Challenge 4 (Smart, Green and Integrated Transport)

Societal Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials)

Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation

The Work program will be published and settled in October 2017.

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