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Horizon Europe: The case for association

A private Science|Business Framework Programme Working Group meeting (14:30 – 17:00)

President von der Leyen’s agenda for the new Commission has considerable implications for Europe’s R&D and innovation communities, with its headline ambitions for climate neutrality, leadership in AI governance, beating cancer, sustainable food systems, and more. Heading into 2020, the global dimensions of these challenges mean that the bar is being raised for non-EU members interested in associating to Horizon Europe.

This meeting will be an opportunity for Science|Business members to hear latest reflections from the Commission on what the new agenda will mean for future international cooperation. It will also facilitate a broader discussion with representatives of potential associated countries around the impact of the new agenda on their own research & innovation policies, programmes and approach towards partnership with European peers.

Signe Ratso
Deputy Director-General, DG RTD, European Commission

For more information on this event, please contact Lysiane Pons (