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Coronavirus: EU Commission boosts urgently needed research and innovation with additional €122 million

The Commission has mobilised another €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into the coronavirus. The new call for expressions of interest contributes to the Commission’s €1.4 billion pledge to the Coronavirus Global Response initiative, launched by President Ursula von der Leyen on 4 May 2020. The new […]

Coronavirus: European Institute of Innovation and Technology mobilises €60 million Crisis Response Initiative

As part of the European Union’s collective efforts to tackle the coronavirus crisis, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has launched the EIT Crisis Response Initiativesupporting innovative solutions for social and economic recovery. Through this initiative, the EIT makes available €60 million in additional funding to help innovators generate high-impact solutions that address […]

Coronavirus: additional €150 million for the European Innovation Council to fund breakthrough ideas

Today, the Commission announced that an additional €150 million will be made available through the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Pilot to support start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses in developing and deploying innovative solutions for the coronavirus crisis. The additional budget, set out in the revised EIC pilot work programme, is dedicated to companies […]