Horizon Europe is the ambitious EU research & innovation framework programme for 2021-2027 with a budget of €95.5 billion.
Its overarching goals are:
with a particular focus on creating impact or the European Green Deal, the digital and sustainability transition and recovery from the coronavirus-crisis.
Pillar 1: Excellent Science
Pillar 2: Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness
Pillar 3: Innovative Europe
Within the clusters of pillar II, Horizon Europe incorporates missions to increase the effectiveness of funding by pursuing clearly defined targets with a concrete impact on citizen’s daily lives.
The aim is to achieve bold, inspirational and measurable goals within a set timeframe.
The following 5 mission areas have been identified, each with a dedicated mission board and assembly. The board and assembly help specify, design and implement the specific missions which will launch under Horizon Europe in 2021: