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UPTAKE OF THE HORIZON 2020 SPACE CALL IN 2014

  The deadline for proposals on topics other than navigation was 26 March, and the Commission gave a brief indication of uptake at the Programme Committee the following day. Overall,...

HORIZON 2020; 2015 SPACE WORK PROGRAMME AND BEYOND

  The work programmes for 2014 and 2015 were published on 11 December. See http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2014_2015/main/h2020-wp1415-leit-space_en.pdf...

8 months time to grant - how will it work?

A new element in Horizon 2020 was the committment by the Commission that the time from project submission to grant signature would be no longer than 8 months. They have now issued guidance on...

Participation in Horizon 2020 projects by organisations from Countries outside the EU

I Have published under the "More"/"Documents" tab on this site, in the folder "Space Work Programme 2014/2015," official guidance on the participation in Horizon 2020 projects by...

HORIZON 2020 – INDEPENDENT ENTITIES

Questions have been raised about the impact of the Horizon 2020 rules on the participation of operators which are affiliated to others – eg participation by more than one national company from a...

SPACE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ROADMAPPING SYMPOSIUM

  SPACE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ROADMAPPING AND PLANNING FOR EUROPE SYMPOSIUM 27 th February 2014 Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel Guildford, Surrey  United...

HORIZON 2020 SPACE – MORE GUIDANCE

The previous Article on this site signposts the key documents associated with the 2014/15 H2020 space programme. The Commission’s Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General has also published...

NEW YEAR - NEW PROGRAMME

Through the autumn I have published a series of presentations, all accessible through the "More/Documents" tab, which have documented the development of the Horizon 2020 Space programme, and...

COUNTDOWN TO HORIZON 2020 SPACE - GETTING CLOSER

It was pretty clear from discussion of a fresh draft of the 2014/15 Work Programme at the Programme Committee in Brussels on 8 October that the shape of the programme is becoming consolidated. ...

COUNTDOWN TO HORIZON 2020 SPACE

  All the elements are now in place to enable the first work programme under the space theme of the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for research and innovation to start from the beginning...

HORIZON 2020 SPACE - Regional workshops

SPACE IN HORIZON 2020 WORKSHOPS TO HELP YOU MAKE THE MOST OF THE OPPORTUNITY The forthcoming European Union Research and Innovation programme, Horizon 2020, will be worth £60bn ...

PREPARING FOR HORIZON 2020 SPACE

  Now that the political deal has been done to finalise the EU’s next 7-year budget and the high-level elements of the EU’s new research and innovation instrument, Horizon 2020, the way...

6th FP7 Space Call - more

My article of 18 March reported on discussion at the 12 March Space Programme Committee, which led to the selection of 7 further projects for funding in addition to the 46 identified after the...

AUTUMN WORKSHOPS - SPACE IN HORIZON 2020

Horizon 2020 – the EU’s new Research and Innovation framework– is likely to be worth as much as £60bn over the period 2014-20. Discussion of the detail...

6th FP7 SPACE CALL - FURTHER INFORMATION

My article of 18 March described the state of play on the evaluation of projects submitted under the 6 th Space Call,  following the Space Programme Committee...

6TH SPACE CALL OUTCOMES UPDATE - an excellent result for UK

  The Space Programme Committee on 12 March discussed the results of this, the final Call for proposals under FP7. Competition was intense; the Call was 6.4 times oversubscribed,...

SPACE IN HORIZON 2020; 18 March update

  I last published an update on 19 December. The Space Programme Committee on 12 March provided the Commission with an opportunity to outline its current thinking, taking account in...

6th space Call results update

Evaluation scores for the 6th Call have been established and projects have been informed of their scores. It looks as if the thresholds for funding in each category within the Call will be as...

SPACE IN HORIZON 2020; UPDATE

I published an Article on this site on 10 October about progress in discussion of the EU Space Research and Innovation Programme after 2014. The process has now passed an...

FP7 SPACE; FUNDING POSITION CLARIFIED

  Uncertainties about the available funding for the FP7 Space Research Programme in 2012 and 2013 were resolved only in the past few days. As far as 2012 is concerned, the picture...
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