On March 17, the event organized by the Lithuanian Science Council and the Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry presented the forthcoming “Horizon Europe”, the EU’s research and innovation framework programme running from 2021–2027.
“Internationality is what modern science must strive for, it is necessary to constantly establish and maintain relations with foreign research and study institutions. International projects help to develop innovations and commercialization of research” says LAMMC Deputy Director for Science Dr. Vita Tilvikienė
“Horizon Europe” in short
The programme “Horizon Europe” is a key EU initiative designed to support research and innovation from conception to commercialization, which complements national and regional funding.
The programme “Horizon Europe” (the continuation of the EU programme “Horizon 2020” includes 3 pillars:
Pillar 1. Excellent science.
Pillar 2. Global challenges and European industrial competitiveness.
Pillar 3. Innovative Europe.
The horizontal pillar “Dissemination of progress and development of the European Research Area” aims to bridge the gap in science quality and innovation between European countries.
For more information on “Horizon Europe” in English, visit https://ec.europa.eu/info/horizon-europe_en
The event provided relevant information for researchers
The new “Horizon Europe” programme, its legal and financial trends were presented. Calls for proposals in the pillar of “Excellent Science” were discussed in more detail: calls from Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, the European Science Council (ERC). Action groups on “Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness” were also presented: Health, Culture, Creativity and an Inclusive Society, Food, the Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment. In addition, the participants were introduced to the horizontal pillar “Dissemination of progress and development of the European Research Area”.
The speakers introduced the National Contact Points (NCPs) of the LMT thematic areas and the activities of the Lithuanian Research Development and Innovation Liaison Office in Brussels (LINO).
We invite you to participate!
On March 30–31, we invite you to participate in the virtual conference “Horizon Europe: opportunities for Lithuania”, which will mark the beginning of the new research and innovation programme “Horizon Europe” in Lithuania.
Organizers: Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuanian Research Development and Innovation Liaison Office in Brussels (LINO). Partner – the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA). Registration and detailed program