Horizon 2020 Event

Find out how to access European funding for research and innovation

Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) is hosting a seminar to highlight the EU research and innovation funding available from Horizon 2020 and COSME.

What is Horizon 2020?

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years period (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

What is COSME?

COSME is the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) running from 2014 to 2020 with a planned budget of €2.3 billion. COSME, through the Enterprise Europe Network will support entrepreneurs and provide SMEs assistance to enter new markets and access finance.

Event details

The seminar comprises networking, presentations by expert speakers and local case studies, and will:

  • outline the support available to help with applications
  • give an overview of the opportunities in Horizon 2020 and how it works
  • highlight the opportunities from the Enterprise Europe Network and COSME

The seminar will take place at Titanic Belfast on 27 May 2014.You can book your place at the Horizon 2020 seminar on the Invest NI website.

Source: nibusinessinfo.co.uk