On September 16, we offered you a barometer of upcoming calls for projects for some clusters of the Horizon Europe program. The trend was not necessarily positive for some destinations in several clusters.   This time, Science Business, in its article of November 24, 2022, gives us a clear vision of the 2023 budget of […]


Origin of the “new” Lump Sum To understand the very logic of the Lump Sum we need to go back to its origins, to the reason why the Lump Sum was introduced in the system of EU direct grants. Even thou we started dealing with the current Lump Sum model only during the last two […]


  Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the whole world. The European Green Deal is a response to such challenges. It is a new growth strategy that aims to transform the EU into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where there are no […]


Horizon Europe, the current Framework Programme of the European Union for R&I is one of the largest and most ambitious Programmes of the Union.  Organizations from the EU and non-EU Member States can apply for funding to help lead Europe’s research and innovation, generating a concrete impact on society, research, and the environment. With the […]


The EU-funds-addicted community spends summer afternoons preparing the next application with a September deadline…and burning midnight oil. There is another tradition every second year: scouting the available funding opportunities for the next two years in (leaked) Cluster Work Programmes. This is what we did too.  By following Science Business, we are up to date on […]


Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme (MSCA) is part of the HORIZON EUROPE pillar one. Specifically, it aims to promote the mobility of researchers, as well as their collaboration between countries, sectors, and disciplines.  Participants are encouraged to develop their careers through the program.   Would you like to participate? You can apply no matter: Your age, nationality, […]


E²Tech4Cities 2018 took place in Brussels on the 7th of June as a part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) and Brussels Exporters Day. It was organized by Brussels Enterprise Europe Network and hosted by hub.brussels with the aim of organizing a networking event for those working in the energy efficiency field. Hub.brussels also spoke […]


  EASME has a number of open calls for Research & Innovation in the Sustainable Energy sector. See the list of open calls below for the following topics: Integrated home renovation services (EE-2) with 7 million EUR available, and applications from 1 single entity are eligible. To learn more about this topic have a look at the dedicated webinar for potential […]


  The Commission has published an overview of the budget plans for Research and Innovation, namely Horizon Europe and Euratom. You may have a look at the publication here  New features of Horizon Europe will be: The European Innovation Council, which will provide support for start-ups and companies focusing on breakthrough innovation to scale up […]


Richer, Visionary, Simpler and Close to the market.  Those seem the be the keywords and lofty rhetoric which is emanating from the newly envisaged Horizon Europe programme promoters and designers that the upcoming new Framework of the European Union for research and innovation which will replace H2020 from 2021 onwards. The ninth edition of the […]