European Commission Programs

The European Commission offers multiple programs designed to generate new research and development, create cross-border collaboration and fund the next generation of the industry.  Click the links below to learn more about specific programs and funding opportunities.

Marie Curie Research Funding
Marie Curie Fellowships are European research grants available to researchers regardless of their nationality or field of research. In addition to generous research funding scientists have the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with competences or disciplines useful for their careers. Read more about various funding schemes and requirements for applying.  More

Erasmus +
The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.  More

Horizon 2020 Space
Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020, with a budget of just over €70 billion, the EU’s new framework programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to stimulate growth and create jobs in Europe.  More