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The EU framework programme for research and innovation

Horizon Europe is the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for 2021–2027 with a total budget of close to EUR 95,5 billion. The programme is structured around three priorities: Excellent Science, Global Challenges and European Industrial competitiveness and Innovative Europe.

Horizon Europe

The EU’s new framework programme, Horizon Europe, started in 2021. 

On the EU’s Funding & tender opportunities portal website you will find all information on the programme and its calls for applications. 

1. Excellent Science

The programme is an initiative to reinforce the EU’s global position within research and innovation. It includes the following sub-programmes:

2. Global challenges and European Industrial competitiveness

The second pillar highlights the industry's crucial role in achieving the overall goals of Horizon Europe. Efforts within this pillar will support technological and industrial capacity to meet the global challenges by, among other things, prioritizing important enabling technologies.

Cluster 1: Health 
Cluster 2: Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society 
Cluster 3: Civil Security for Society 
Cluster 4: Digital, Industry and Space 
Cluster 5: Climate, Energy and Mobility 
Cluster 6: Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment 

3. Innovative Europe

Innovative Europe aim to stimulate market-creating breakthroughs and an ecosystems that facilitates innovation.

European Innovation Council

The European Innovation Council (EIC) aims at identifying and supporting breakthrough technologies and game-changing innovations with the potential to scale up internationally and become market leaders. 

Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area

This part of the framework programme contains specific instruments to support broader participation from countries that lag behind in R&I, as well as reforming and enhancing the European R&I system.


Management and applications
Anneli Wiklander

Research funding advisor
+46 46 222 77 71
anneli [dot] wiklander [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se

John Phillips
Research funding advisor
+46 73 067 01 04
john [dot] phillips [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se

Anna-Karin Wihlborg
Research funding advisor
+46 70 106 27 22
anna-karin [dot] wihlborg [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se 

Kerstin Gidlöf
Research funding advisor
+46 46 222 30 95
kerstin [dot] gidlof [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se

Rickard Eksten
Research funding advisor
+46 46 222 77 65
rickard [dot] eksten [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se

Budget, accounting and auditing
Carl Lagerqvist

+46 46 222 93 99
carl [dot] lagerqvist [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se

Karin Langborger
Research funding advisor
+46 46 222 31 03
karin [dot] langborger [at] fs [dot] lu [dot] se


Research Services
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