Project ENLIGHT: Human organs from the printer
In an ideal world, drugs would be tested on living human organs, outside the human body. The ENLIGHT project wants to realise this by printing functioning organs in 3D. To realise the groundbreaking ENLIGHT technology, a grant was applied for and obtained from the FET-Open programme under Horizon 2020.
Horizon Europe: What Are the EU’s Priorities for Research and Innovation?
Horizon Europe (2021-2027) is the EU’s largest funding programme and will make available approximately €95.5 billion for research and innovation projects in the coming years. The EU’s ambition is great, as attested to by the fact that this budget is 30% higher than the previous Horizon 2020 programme. However, to whom will this financial support […]
Ecosystem Services: (Re-)valuing Nature?
Ecosystem services are often associated with a price tag for natural capital. But where does this approach actually come from? And what can an approach based on ecosystem services bring us within the funding advice profession?
The Five Missions of Horizon Europe
As we wrote previously, at both the national and European level, there is a development towards mission-driven innovation policy. For Europe, this is taking shape in Horizon Europe, the successor to Horizon 2020. A series of reports has recently been published in which experts set out the five chosen missions. What Is a Mission? The […]
Post-Horizon 2020 grant options
The last deadlines for Horizon 2020 will soon expire. The first calls for its successor programme, Horizon Europe, are planned to open in January next year. Luckily, there are more options for research funding that still continue to write out calls in the gap year.
Brexit and Horizon Europe
Even though Brexit has now officially happened, nothing is certain about the UKs future involvement in all European grant programs, for example for Horizon Europe that will start in 2021. Until the end of 2020, there is a transition phase in which the UK can still apply to European research funds. But what then?