Cross-cutting activities and other funding instruments

Relevant cross-cutting activities and funding instruments available within Horizon 2020 are the following:

Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation, which aims at improving the participation in Horizon 2020 of EU Member States with a lower performance in research and innovation;
Science with and for Society, which aims at building effective relationships between science and society, and pairing scientific excellence with social awareness and responsibility;
Fast Track to Innovation, which promotes close-to-the-market innovation activities;
Euratom, whichis a complementary research programme for nuclear research and training;
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), which is an independent EU body enhancing Europe ability to sustain economic growth and job creation by promoting cooperation among businesses, education institutions and research organisations. Through its Knowledge and Innovation Communities ( KICs), the EIT aims at fostering world-class innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

Contacts @Unipd
If you are a researcher wishing to apply for a cross-cutting activity call for proposals, please contact our Collaborative Grants Unit.

Relevant links
You can find additional information about other EU funding instruments or synergies involving particular typologies of participants (including institutional ones) and still partly financed or supported within the budget of the Framework Programme (joint programming, public-private & public-public partnerships, co-funding of national programmes etc), in the section “Other EU Funding Programmes”.
Learn more about the Unipd participation in the EIT KIC Raw Materials.

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