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European Funding for Sustainable and Climate Resilient Business - UK Launch of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 and Challenge 5

KTN in collaboration with Innovate UK is pleased to announce a series of events to launch the 2016 Horizon 2020 work programme for Societal Challenges 2 (Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy) and 5 (Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials).

A series of five focussed events will take place during September and October and will offer the opportunity to:

  • Gather information on the range of European funding options available in 2016 via Horizon 2020
  • Network with stakeholders already engaged in or seeking to engage in related areas.

Save the date for the focussed event of most relevance to you:


European Brokerage Event: Circular Horizons 2016/17 – European Business Brokerage event for Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient business models and the circular economy, 10th September, London. Outputs from this event can be viewed here.



H2020 Nature Based Solutions – Re-greening Cities Information Day, 30th September, London.  More Information


Feeding a changing world – Horizon 2020 Funding for Resource Efficient bio-based value chains - farm to fork, non-food crops, BioBased products and waste treatment. 13th October, Manchester. More information 


Solutions for a climate resilient world: Horizon 2020 funding in 2016, 2nd November, Exeter. More Information


Horizon 2020 funding for Water innovation. 1st October, Manchester.  More Information


Who should attend?

  • Businesses and other organisations from any industry sector wishing to lead or collaborate in European-funded research and innovation
  • Businesses from any industry sector wishing to understand the potential for participating in European projects in the future
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