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European Green Deal Call: €1 billion investment to boost the green and digital transition
European Green Deal Call: €1 billion investment
22 September 2020
Last modified: 22 September 2020
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The European Commission has decided to launch a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects that respond to the climate crisis and help protect Europe's unique ecosystems and biodiversity.

The Horizon 2020-funded European Green Deal Call, which will open on 18 September for registration, will spur Europe's recovery from the coronavirus crisis by turning green challenges into innovation opportunities.

This Green Deal Call differs in important aspects from previous Horizon 2020 calls. Given the urgency of the challenges it addresses, it aims for clear, discernible results in the short to medium-term, but with a perspective of long-term change. There are fewer, but more targeted, larger and visible actions, with a focus on rapid scalability, dissemination and uptake.

The deadline for submissions is 26 January 2021, with selected projects expected to start in autumn 2021.

A Horizon 2020 Green Deal Call Info Day & Brokerage event will take place as part of the virtual European Research & Innovation Days that will take place from 22-24 September 2020. In October the Horizon 2020 National Contact Points offices in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Israel and Poland in partnership with the Enterprise Europe Network and the BIOEAST Initiative will organise a virtual brokerage event.

Call text: https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/strategy/european-green-deal/call_en

Updated: 22 September 2020
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