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    Exact & Natural Sciences

    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 3 programmes for basic research in the Exact & Natural Sciences: Future and Emerging Technologies (FETs), and the grants of the European Research Council (ERC), aiming at excellence, and the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA), promoting mobility.

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

    Research & Development for Societal Challenges

    Researchers in the Exact & Natural Sciences will find topics in all the Societal Challenges

    Societal Challenges

    Research & Development for Industrial Challenges

    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 Space. A further opportunity are the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs). In addition, a specific area is reserved for SME bottom-up topics.

    Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)
    Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
    Innovation in SME

    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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    Francesco Kienzle

    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •Future & Emerging Technologies
    •Information & Communication Technologies
    Belpstrasse 11
    3007 Bern
    Tel.: +41 31 380 60 07

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