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.
Horizon 2020 offers funding for basic research in the Agrofood Industry in the Societal Challenge: “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and Inland research and the Bioeconomy”. Also of interest is the Key Enabling Technology (KET) in the area of Biotechnology under the Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT) programme. Further possibilities will be found in Future and Emerging Technologies (FETs), as well as the grants of the European Research Council (ERC), aiming at excellence, and the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA), promoting mobility.
Researchers in the Agrofood Industry will find topics in the Societal Challenge “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy”
There are a number of interesting topics in the Industrial Leadership pillar under "Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies", specifically in the Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) in the area of Biotechnology. In addition, a specific area is reserved for SME bottom-up topics.
Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)
Innovation in SME
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.