Horizon 2020 is the current EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The programme runs from 2014 to 2020 and aims to stimulate excellent science, industrial innovation and aims to contribute to European societal challenges like ageing, sustainable food production, environment, energy and security.
Horizon 2020 programme sections relevant for the UMCG:
An overview of current funding opportunities can be found at the EC Participants Portal
EC 3rd Health Programme 2014-2020
Europe’s main instrument to implement its Health strategy EC 3rd Health Programme 2014-2020. This programme finances four types of different actions: projects, joint actions, calls for tender and operation grants.
An overview of the current funding opportunities can be found on the EC 3rd Health Programme website
IMI2 is a joint undertaking between the European Union and the pharmaceutical industry.The goal of the IMI 2 programme is to develop next generation vaccines, medicines and treatments, such as new antibiotics.
An overview on current calls for proposals can be found on the IMI2 website
Other European funding opportunities:
Grant application support
The UMCG Research Office produces a monthly Funding Opportunities Newsletter with up to date funding news. If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter please send an email to .
The EU Grant Support Hub and the Career Development Grant Expert Committees guide researchers and staff along the way of preparing project grants for submission. Information required to submit your proposal and/or to complete the Forms A of your European proposal can be found in this document.