The FTP Manual of the most relevant Horizon 2020 call topics 2016-2017 for the forest-based sector is now available for download. The topics of highest relevance for the sector are clustered under the following four pillars:
Societal Challenge 2: Food Security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy
Societal Challenge 3: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy
Societal Challenge 5: Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials
Proposals can be submitted through the Participant Portal. The complete list of Calls and further guidance on the open research date piloting are also published on the portal.
Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) With its dedicated budget of around EUR 75 billion over seven years, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever.