Approximately 65,000 Ukrainian doctoral students have been affected by the ongoing war. Some scientists have been continuing to work, shifting their focus to helping and supporting the military, while others were forced to leave the country. For example, Oleksandr Berezko, associate professor at the Lviv Polytechnic National University, continues to work to help the army: «Researchers […]

Last week we wrote about some provisions of the Horizon Europe programme that leaked online. This time, several research organizations have drafts that describe the priority in cultural and innovation ecosystems spheres. Innovation ecosystems  The European Commission has outlined its plan for financing projects aimed at developing innovation ecosystems across Europe for two years. The […]

UK and Switzerland have traditionally been part of the European scientific community. But countries are still left out of the Horizon Europe programme, which requires finding alternative ways to finance scientists from these countries. This situation, which has arisen in connection with recent political events (Brexit and Switzerland’s unwillingness to expand relations with Brussels), will […]

The European Commission is working on the Horizon Europe 2023-2024 programme with an approximate budget of €95.5 billion. The official version of the programme is due to be published at the end of this year, but unofficial versions of this document have begun to appear in some research organizations and universities. These unconfirmed versions do not […]

The European Union and UNICEF work together in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Nigeria. The programs cover such areas as improving access to justice and supporting the provision of child protection services for 41,389 children on the move, child victims of violence, abuse, and exploitation, and children in conflict with the law, under […]

The European Commission announces the opening of a call for projects within the Digital Energy Facility. This program is funded by the EU and implemented jointly with Agence française de Développement (AfD). This program focuses on startups and digital solutions in Africa. The project’s main goal is to develop and integrate renewable energy sources and […]

Due to Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine, European universities and scientific organizations suspend most research projects with Russian partners. Mariya Gabriel, EU commissioner for research and innovation: “I have asked my services to suspend any payment to Russian entities under existing contracts.” Thus, the European Commission suspends the process of financing Russian institutions involved in […]

Participate in our new 1-Day training on Horizon Europe on 17 Sep 2020. This training is suitable for everyone wishing to know more about the new Framework Programme, including the most experienced project managers. Register here.

The EU’s long-term budget for the Horizon Europe research programme has been cut multiple times throughout the summit. EU leaders agreed on a historic budget deal of €80.9B in the fifth day of a marathon summit. Read more.

The Brussels Economic Forum is the flagship annual economic event of the European Commission. This year the Forum celebrates its 20th anniversary in the exceptional economic circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and in order to ensure the health and safety of our audience, speakers and staff, #EUBEF20 has been transformed into a digital event. For the past 20 years the Brussels Economic Forum […]