17 / 06 / 2020
On 17 June 2020, the European Commission (EC) updated its current Work Programme on Horizon 2020 programme, aiming at further tacking the COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic consequences through research and innovation. The update of the Work Programme makes €641 billion available, which is already part of the EC’s announcement to pledge for €1 billion investment in research and innovation on 4 May.
EC’s updated actions include:
Additionally, according to the EC proposals receiving the EIC’s Seal of Excellence and the most interesting ideas identified during the #EUvsVirus pan-EU Hackathon will also be benefitted via the EIC Business Acceleration Services and the EIC Covid-19 Challenge Platform.