24 novembre 2013

Danes aim high with Horizon 2020

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQOQ2e8mceWyPVVFcJDlyvxthNhmSR7fCNS1SUDStQIOlwqvtcjS6qaiABy Jan Petter Myklebust. In one of its more ambitious plans, Denmark hopes to obtain more than €2 billion (US$2.7 billion) in research grants from the European Commission under the new Horizon 2020 programme for international cooperation in research and innovation, due to start in 2014.
Launching Horizon 2020* at a conference in Copenhagen, the Danish Minister of Science, Innovation and Higher Education Morten Østergaard said that for Denmark to be awarded the huge sum would require the involvement of 3,500 Danish teams targeting 2.5% of the total Horizon 2020 budget, up from 2.36% under the commission's previous Framework Programme 7. More...

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