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NEWS8 Nov 2017NEWS

Horizon 2020 work programme 2018-2020 – What’s in it for CELAC?


In its « Roadmap for EU - CELAC S&T cooperation », the European Commission listed calls and topics explicitly encouraging cooperation with CELAC in the latest Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20.

FIND THE LIST OF CALLS explicitly encouraging cooperation with CELAC HERE


Novelty of the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020, the Flagship initiatives aim at maximising international cooperation for mutual benefit as well as tapping into global talent, innovation networks and value chains. Numbering around 30 in total, they will work with a budget of over €1 billion.


More about H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 launched in October 2017:


Researchers' mobility

Short- and long-term mobility of researchers both ways is an important driver of the EU-Celac research and innovation cooperation.

Individual researchers from Latin American and Caribbean States can take part in mobility programmes under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions scheme (MSCA). CELAC researchers may also apply for the European Research Council (ERC) grants, which are for the most ambitious and highest quality researchers.



Funding calls Horizon 2020 Work programme 2018 Flagship initiatives celac health cancer roadmap EU-CELAC