April 10, 2020

Bio-Based Industries Consortium opens public consultation on new research agenda

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) invites stakeholders and society for a public consultation on the new draft strategic agenda for research and innovation for 2030 (SIRA2030). The emerging bio-based industries sector, coordinated by the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), is cooperating with the European Commission to create a new public-private partnership under Horizon Europe. The objective […]

July 6, 2018

FTP AC meeting exchange of experiences with Textile ETP

The 44th FTP Advisory Committee (AC) meeting took place on 12 June 2018 in Brussels with the attendance of representatives from nine countries, as well as FTP shareholders, research umbrella organizations, and observers from the European Commission. At the meeting, participants discussed the revision of the current FTP Vision document, news from the National Support […]

June 7, 2018

Bright light for European forest-based sector at the horizon of FP9

The European Commission’s budget breakdown proposal for the next research Framework Programme, Horizon Europe, is out. Good news: From a total of around € 100 billion, it devotes € 40 billion to areas of interest for the forest-based sector.  As previously presented by the Commission, Horizon Europe will mainly consist of three pillars covering “clusters” […]

June 1, 2018

European Parliament favours increased budget for research and innovation

On Wednesday 30 May, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution for the next multi-annual financial framework (MFF) as issued by the European Commission on 2 May. The resolution repeats the EP’s ambition to increase the financial means for research and innovation in Framework Programme 9, by at least 50%. Members of the European Parliament […]

May 2, 2018

European Commission proposes an increase in funding for research and innovation

The European Commission has now tabled its proposal for the next EU seven-year budget, the EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). It includes a €97.9 billion budget for the next research and innovation funding programme, branded Horizon Europe. The increase compared to Horizon 2020 is 30 percent, even in the context of Brexit, which is the […]

February 27, 2019

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe – the new EU’s funding programme for research and innovation (FP9) Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation for 2021-2027. After more than three years of negotiations, it has finally been approved by the European Parliament on 27th April 2021. The approved budget amounts to € 95,5 billion […]

February 15, 2018

Funding Opportunities

FTP Call Topics Manual 2023-2024 Statistics on EU funding After a small decrease in 2019, the funding for the projects that started in 2020 amounted to 183 million €, which is aligned with 2017. For projects started in 2021, the funding reached 301 million €, which corresponds to the biggest funding observed so far. With […]