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Website European Commission on Horizon 2020
Website: Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Publication: Horizon 2020 in brief. The EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation



Bridging the EU innovation divide together

On 10 April, the VSNU (Association of Universities in the Netherlands) and Neth-ER organised a networking event about widening participation: “Bridging the EU innovation divide”.  A lively...

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Treppe: “FP9 needs to prioritise impact”

The foundations for the future European research and innovation policy will be laid in the coming months. The interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 is in full swing and talks about FP9 are starting....

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Neth-ER: 15% of the EU-budget should be dedicated to R&I

At least 15% of the EU budget should be dedicated to the research and innovation framework programme, with an absolute budget of at least 15 billion euro’s per programme year. This is one of the six...

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Beyond 2020: What does the future hold for EU research and education?

On December 14th, Neth-ER held its annual networking event that brought together representatives of the Dutch knowledge field and the Brussels network of education, research and innovation...

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Dekker: 'We will realise Open Access by 2020'

Sander Dekker, State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands, is pushing for more widespread use of Open Access as a means of publishing the results of publically-funded...

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Europe increasingly important for Dutch science

Europe becomes more important for the Dutch research and innovation sector. This is the main conclusion that The Rathenau Institute presented in their report De Nederlandse wetenschap in de European...

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Social Sciences and Humanities are everywhere

Societal Challenge 6 and embedding Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020 were the central themes of the Info Day organised by the Netherlands Entreprise Agency and Neth-ER in Utrecht...

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Rinnooy Kan: 'We give focus to Dutch research in the years to come'

Alexander Rinnooy Kan and Beatrice de Graaf finished their work as presidents of the National Research Agenda (Nationale Wetenschaps Agenda) of the Netherlands in January 2016. This agenda...

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Smits: ‘Putting Science and Innovation at the top of Europe’s agenda’

A new year has begun and the Dutch EU-Presidency is finally there. Science and innovation are high on the Dutch and on the European agenda. The right moment to discuss the challenges and...

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