Swiss Participation in Horizon 2020

Following the ratification of the protocol extending the free movement of persons to Croatia on 16 December 2016, Switzerland now retrieves the full association to the entire Horizon 2020 programme from 01 January 2017 on.

Swiss Participation in Horizon 2020, History and current Information

Swiss Participation in Horizon 2020, Factsheet by the European Commission (20 Dec 2016)

Frequently Asked Questions to the New Status of Switzerland as Associated Country in Horizon 2020 (16 Jan 2017)

The SME Instrument targets innovative companies with high-potential ideas

From 1 January 2017, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Switzerland are also eligible for the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. This programme is structured as a permanently open call with four cut-off dates per year for each phase of support.

The European Capital of Innovation Award – iCapital


With this third edition of the award, the European Commission will award the city most willing to experiment with new and innovative citizen-driven initiatives, proving itself as a 'test-bed' for potential solutions to relevant societal challenges.

Date City Vacancies
20 MAR
2017
Organiser: Enterprise Europe Network
24 MAR
2017
Co-organiser: Euresearch Lausanne
28 MAR
2017
Organiser: Euresearch Head Office
28 MAR
2017
Organiser: Enterprise Europe Network
 

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