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    Protecting Man & Environment

    This page aims to give you an overview of the types of European funding most suitable for your discipline in relation to the Innovation Axis.

    Basic Research

    Horizon 2020 offers three programmes for basic, mainly bottom-up research: the grants of the European Research Council (ERC), aiming at excellence, the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA), promoting mobility and the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Programme.

    Career Funding (ERC & MSCA)
    Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)

    Research & Development for Societal Challenges

    Topics can be found in the Societal Challenges “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency & raw materials”, “Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine & maritime research & the bio-economy”, “Inclusive, innovative & reflective societies”, and "Secure societies", and possibly also in "Health, demographic change & wellbeing”.

    Health, demographic change & wellbeing
    Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine & maritime research & the bio-economy
    Climate action, environment, resource efficiency & raw materials
    Inclusive, innovative & reflective Societies
    Secure societies

    Research & Development for Industrial Challenges

    There are a number of topics of potential interest in the "Key Enabling Technologies" (KETs) and several contractual Public Private Partnerships, both in the pillar "Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies".

    Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies

    Cooperation for Innovation

    Facilitating cooperation activities in research and innovation is the key to bridging the gap between research and the market. Partners for various types of cooperation are available in the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) database. Below are a selection of partnering profiles related to this thematic. Further cooperation opportunities are published on the EEN Marketplace.

    Enterprise Europe Network

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    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):

    •European Research Council (ERC)
    •Climate Action & Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials
    Belpstrasse 11
    3007 Bern
    Tel.: +41 31 380 60 16

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