€ 79 billion for the 2014-20 period
Universities, research centres, enterprises, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), national, regional and local authorities, no-profit organisations and associations.
Horizon 2020 is the new EU Research and Innovation programme, seen as a mean to drive economic growth and create jobs.
Horizon 2020 finances research and innovation projects to strengthen and secure Europe’s competitiveness, across a range of sectors, including ICT, biotechnologies, food security, energy, environment and integrated and sustainable transports, health, security. Designed to bring business into research and innovation chain through its various components, it encourages, in particular, the participation of SMEs.