New to EU funding?

If you've never applied for European innovation funding before and are considering whether your business or organisation could benefit, then this section of the website is for you.

What does Horizon 2020 offer?

Horizon 2020 provides simplified access to European funding for all types of organisations – from small businesses to large companies, from universities, charities and institutes to public bodies and healthcare providers. Find out whether Horizon 2020 is right for you .

Three core funding themes

The programme supports research and innovation projects across the European Union. There are three core funding themes – excellent science, industrial leadership and societal challenges. You can find out more about them here.

Technology Strategy Board – supporting UK innovation

The Technology Strategy Board helps UK businesses and organisations access EU resources through various funding programmes. You can find out more on the Technology Strategy Board in Europe page.

Other information sources

We've provided a quick-reference glossary listing relevant acronyms and abbreviations.

If you need help with the application process, take a look at the  which offers a step-by-step guide to submitting and managing your research proposal.

Or talk to one of our expert national contact points (NCPs) – they'll be able to give you free, confidential advice.

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