NEREUS organised a webinar focused on the Horizon Europe programme on Friday 23rd April, 10.00-11.30 am!
The webinar introduced the regional stakeholder to the new Horizon Europe program and its opportunities and giving participants an overview of calls with relevance for regional stakeholder and SME in order to enable them to prepare well for potential applications. The invited speakers Ms Mede from the European Commission and Ms Jiménez from DLR gave an introduction to the new Horizon Europe Programme with a focus on Cluster 4“Digital, Industry and Space” and upcoming calls in 2021/22 targeted on the public sector and downstream sector. More than 65 participants joined the webinar.
You can find download the programme, the recording of the meeting and the presentations here:
- Intervention by the European Commission, DG Defence Industry and Space, Unit Space Research,
Innovation and Start-ups, by Ms Tina Mede (link);
- Intervention by the National Contact Point Space Germany DLR, member of the Cosmos network, by
Ms Barbara Jiménez (link);
- Recording (link);
- Programme (link).
Background info on Horizon Europe: the EC published strategic plans on Horizon Europe which will be the base for the following work programmes. “The strategic plan is a novelty in Horizon Europe and sets the strategic orientations for the targeting of investments in the programme’s first four years. It ensures that EU research and innovation actions contribute to EU priorities, including a climate-neutral and green Europe, a Europe fit for the digital age, and an economy that works for people.” More info: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_21_1122
See also fact sheet Strategic Plan Horizon Europe: https://op.europa.eu/en/web/eu-law-and-publications/publication-detail/-/publication/c5f77da0-8c52-11eb-b85c-01aa75ed71a1
The strategic plan also comprises a Draft proposal for a European Partnership under Horizon Europe Globally competitive Space Systems: https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/research_and_innovation/funding/documents/ec_rtd_he-partnerships-for-globally-competitive-space-systems.pdf
The latest leaked space program can be found here: https://sciencebusiness.net/sites/default/files/inline-files/Digital%2C%20Industry%20and%20Space.pdf