|Horizon 2020 is the new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation that runs from January 2014 to 2020.
Horizon 2020 has three main pillars - Excellence Science (FET, Marie Curie, eInfrastructures), Industrial Leadership (LEIT ICT Work Programme) and Societal Challenges (Health, Food Security and Agriculture, Energy, Transport, Environment, Inclusive and Reflective Societies, Secure Societies).
The individual Work Programmes for Calls for Proposals during 2014 and 2015 were published on 11 December and can be downloaded from:
Given the number of Work Programmes and variety of Closing dates for Calls during 2014, the IST-Africa Initiative has prepared a Guide to Horizon 2020 2014 Calls, which provides an overview of specific Calls, themes and deadlines within the LEIT and each of the Social Challenges Work Programmes. This can be downloaded from:
ICT is a horizontal activity that is included across a number of Work Programmes within Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) and within Societal Challenges. Download the Guide to ICT with Horizon 2020 Work Programmes from:
Please also visit the Participants portal to download the Proposers Guide and specific templates to prepare proposals for submission under Horizon 2020 calls open in 2014 within specific Marie Curie, eInfrastructures, LEIT and Societal Challenges themes: