For our other international activities, see International Programmes and the Global Challenge Research Fund Demonstrate Impact Programme.
There are many funding programs for companies that want to form research and innovation collaborations with European organisations. These include the likes of Eurostars, Interreg, Life programme and Horizon 2020.
KTN provides advice and support for UK companies that want to engage with Horizon 2020.
What is Horizon 2020?
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever. It promises breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from lab to market. It started in 2014 and will run until 2020.
It has nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years. It will also help attract private investment money.
Horizon 2020 provides many opportunities for UK businesses to collaborate on research projects. The programme will help them access new markets by building new supply chains and relationships with multinational partners. The collaboration is important – it is not just about funding.
How can KTN help?
KTN helps UK companies engage with Horizon 2020. You can get help from KTN to:
- Find funding opportunities
- Form partnerships
- Develop your project proposals
Get in touch with the European team if you would like support in engaging with European funding calls.
Claire Claessen – Head of European Programmes
Jane Watkins – Knowledge Transfer Manager, European Programmes
Viola Hay – Knowledge Transfer Manager, European Programmes
KTN participation in European projects
KTN gets involved in some European research and innovation projects when KTN experts are a good fit for the project. Projects that we are involved in are part of various funding schemes including FP7, Horizon 2020, Life, and ERDF. Click here to find out more about the European projects that KTN is involved in.