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E.U. - Expressions of interest sought for Horizon 2020

The European Commission is widening its search for experts in shaping Horizon 2020, the European Union\'s future funding program for research and innovation. Scientists, businesses, innovators, NGOs and other stake holders are invited to register and shape the agenda of Horizon 2020

January 30, 2013

The European Commission is widening its search for experts in shaping Horizon 2020, the European Union\'s future funding program for research and innovation. Scientists, businesses, innovators, NGOs and other stake holders are invited to register and shape the agenda of Horizon 2020. 

The experts of the advisory groups will provide high-quality advice for the preparation of the Horizon 2020 calls for project proposals.

The call for expression of interest for selecting has been launched and it will remain open for the lifetime of the Horizon 2020 program and experts can register at any time. Those interested in becoming members of the first set of advisory groups, should register by March 6, 2013. 

Expertise is called for within the following areas:

Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions on skills, training and career development

Research infrastructures (including e-Infrastructures)

Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies within the following areas:  

  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)*1
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Advanced materials 
  • Biotechnology
  • Advanced manufacturing and processing
  • Space
  • Access to risk finance (debt or equity financing)
  • Innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • Health, demographic change and wellbeing
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and the bio-economy
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy (including nuclear energy)
  • Smart, green and integrated transport
  • Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials

Inclusive, innovative and secure societies

Registration and more information.

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