EU Research FundingCopyright: RWTH Aachen
The EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation
In the period between 2014 and 2020, HORIZON 2020, the EU framework program for research and innovation, provides almost 80 million euros for the cross-border collaboration of companies, research institutions, and universities.
The program seeks provides funding for research projects that address Europe's current social, economic, ecological and industrial challenges. In addition, it is to generate economic growth and provide a boost to employment through improved innovation of products, services, and processes.
We are happy to advise you on how to benefit from EU research funding opportunities.
Information on EU Research Funding for RWTH Researchers
Our intranet pages provide detailed information on EU Research Funding opportunities which help the University's researchers to apply for and implement HORIZON 2020 projects.
In particular, we provide a broad range of tools, such as guidelines, prefilled forms and templates, model contracts, and salary tables for cost calculation purposes. These can be found in the different sections, that is, Information Phase, Proposal Writing Phase, Implementation Phase, and Finances and Reporting.
Moreover, we have compiled a number of important links to useful EU funding-related web sites. We provide information on the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT for short, and the Knowledge and Innovation Communities, KIC. Finally, you can find statistical information on external funding at RWTH Aachen University.
On out intranet pages, we offer further information on the application/proposal process, the implementation of projects, and the broad range of opportunities provided by the EU Research Framework Program. In addition, we provide you with information on the option to become an EU peer reviewer, who assists in the evaluation of proposals. This role offers interesting insights in the research project evaluation process, enhancing your knowledge of how to write successful proposals.