29 / 09 / 2020

COMPET Council finalised its position on Horizon Europe package

On 29 September 2020, the Competitiveness Council (Ministers responsible for Research and Innovation) finalised its position on the Horizon Europe package and reached an agreement on its regulation and on specific programme decision. At the press conference that followed the meeting, it was announced that the main budget shift, compared to the last figures in the draft proposals of the Council, is a transfer of €200 million from the European Innovation Council (EIC) to Marie Skłodowska Curie Programme.   This agreement on the two legislative acts paves the way for finalising negotiations with the European Parliament in view of the swift adoption of the package by the end of 2020.   More information