University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is one of the UK's most internationally distinguished universities. The University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. It has a student population of around 14,500 and a large international community of students drawn from 120 different countries. Teaching at the University of Aberdeen is organised across three colleges which encompass a broad range of disciplines in academic schools.
King\'s College
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Aberdeen | GB
www.abdn.ac.uk
Charles Abbott

Themes

Innovation, Social

Programmes

Boosting skills and employability. The programme will increase the quality and relevance of Europe’s education systems by providing funding for the professional development of education and training staff, as well as youth workers and for cooperation between universities, colleges, schools, enterprises, and not-for-profit organisations.
Securing Europes global competitiveness, strengthening its position in science and its industrial leadership in innovation by providing major investment in key technologies, greater access to capital and support for SMEs. The programme aims at tackling societal challenges by helping to bridge the gap between research and the market. Horizon 2020 is designed to be a different kind of EU research programme - funding the entire value creation chain from fundamental research through to market innovation, and with drastically less red tape.