Event Information

09 February 2021 - 10:00

Richard Buxbaum

Horizon Europe Legal and Finance Webinar

Scotland Europa
Research & Innovation

The Horizon Europe Research and Innovation programme, with a budget of €95.5 billion will shortly be launched by the European Commission.

As part of the trade and cooperation agreement reached between the UK and EU it has confirmed that the UK will associate to Horizon Europe, which will support researchers and top class innovators to develop and deploy their ideas.

This webinar is the second in the series organised by Scotland Europa in advance of the start of Horizon Europe. It will help you prepare for its launch, providing an overview of the key legal and financial differences between Horizon Europe and its predecessor Horizon 2020.

The overview will be provided by Stephen Alexander the UK Legal and Finance National Contact Point

This overview will include:

• Association – what does it mean?
• Main differences in the Horizon Europe Model Grant Agreement
• Considerations for UK proposers

The webinar will be of interest to businesses, universities, research organisations, the public sector and those who are interested in participating or supporting application to the upcoming Horizon Europe.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the main Legal and Finance differences between the old and new programme, both in advance of the webinar and also on the day.

UK Participation in Horizon Europe

As part of the trade and cooperation agreement reached between the UK and EU, it has been confirmed that the UK will associate to the Horizon Europe programme. Association will give UK scientists, researchers and businesses access to funding under the programme on equivalent terms as organisations in EU countries.
The next step is for both UK and EU to formally adopt the full text of the agreement, taking into account the finalised EU Programme Regulation