About the programme
Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation.
It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth.
The programme facilitates collaboration and strengthens the impact of research and innovation in developing, supporting and implementing EU policies while tackling global challenges. It supports the creation and better diffusion of excellent knowledge and technologies.
It creates jobs, fully engages the EU’s talent pool, boosts economic growth, promotes industrial competitiveness and optimises investment impact within a strengthened European Research Area.
Legal entities from the EU and associated countries can participate.
How to apply
Learn how to propose a project, and how the project selection process works.
Who is eligible
Learn more about the types of opportunities available through this programme, and who can apply.
Funded projects and results
Budget and performance
Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.
- Programme duration
- Lead Directorate-General
- Predecessor programme
- Management mode
Direct and indirect management
- MFF heading
Single Market, Innovation and Digital
Research and Innovation
- Climate contribution
35% (ℹ) (target)
- Total budget 2021-2027
€ 95.51 billion, of which € 5.4 billion under NGEU (ℹ) (current prices)