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Horizon Europe

We help you to access European research and innovation funds

Horizon Europe is the European Union's new framework program for research and innovation for 2021-2027. With an estimated budget of €100 billion, it aims to fund research and innovation initiatives and projects, from the conceptual stage to market launch, in response to EU policy priorities.

From ACCIÓ and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) we help you to analyze the requirements to access their calls and support you throughout the process of finding local and international partners, as well as in the preparation of proposals to participate in the different action lines that will receive funding.

Do you want to know the calls and find out how to fit your R&D&I projects? Are you looking for partners to carry them out? Contact us and access with ACCIÓ all the possibilities of Horizon Europe 2021-2027.

How may we help you?

We at ACCIÓ and the Enterprise Europe Network offer you free and customized advice so that you can participate in Horizon Europe. With our support you will get:

  • Guidance, training and advice: Keep up to date with all European funding opportunities to carry out your R&D&I and grow internationally. Through information days, pills, individualized advice and dissemination of opportunities.
  • Partner search: Support in the search for regional, national and international partners through the Enterprise Europe Network, the ACCIÓ Foreign Offices and partnering activities (brokerage events)
  • Review of Proposals and Consortium Agreements: We help you review the focus of your project and provide you with expert advice for reviewing the proposal and Consortium Agreement documents.
  • European positioning: ACCIÓ actively participates in European networks, projects and activities to position the Catalan ecosystem and facilitate the participation of Catalan entities in European programs. We also advise you on how to position yourself in front of the European institutions.

Want to know more? Check out this link or send us your questions!

How does it work?

This program is open to any type of legal entity. To participate, the following must be taken into account:

  • Be a legal entity from the EU, associated countries, or third countries
  • Project proposals are submitted as a consortium of at least three independent entities from three countries. (Please contact us for other instruments, where a consortium is not required)
  • The activities must focus on R&D and actual innovation with respect to existing ones, providing added value at European level
  • The total project budget exceeds €500,000 in most calls
  • The project duration is estimated between one and five years, depending on the specific call
  • The project focus must be in line with the proposed guidelines, as set out in the Work Programs, which are published every two years *

* The grant is a 70% or 100% non-repayable grant, depending on the call. There are instruments that offer a combination of funding and grant

Program structure

The Program Structure consists of 3 Pillars, in addition to a cross section:

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