On October 8th, SPI - Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação organized a workshop at the University of Minho on “European R&D financing programmes”.
This initiative took place within the scope of the BioTecNorte project from the Centre of Biological Engineering (CEB) and the EcoAgriFood project from the Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA).
SPI speakers Dora Fazekas and Francisco Rocha presented the “Horizon 2020” programme from the European Commission and explained the main differences between this programme and the future “Horizon Europe” (that will be launched in 2021). This session allowed to provide information on the main performance indicators of “Horizon 2020”, as well as an overview of the upcoming “Horizon Europe” programme, including possible opportunities related with the R&D centers’ research areas.
The event included the participation of both research and business representatives.