EU funding

If you are considering applying for EU funds, you can read about the various programmes and options here. SDU RIO’s "Research Support & Policy Services" team supports multiple participants and international consortia and focuses on European funding.

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. Horizon 2020 is divided into three pillars:

  1. Excellent Science
  2. Industrial Leadership
  3. Societal Challenge

SDU RIO mainly supports projects in pillar 2 (Industrial Leadership) and 3 (Societal Challenge), while the faculty's research support units primarily support pillar 1 (Excellent Science).

SDU RIO advice and  provides administrative support, so you can focus on your research. SDU RIO offers advice, support and guidance with respect to:

  • Background information (policy).
  • Idea and concept development.
  • Networking and partner identification.
  • Identification of funding opportunities.
  • Pre-award strategic plan.
  • Hands-on application support, especially for implementation and impact.
  • Facilitation of consortium meetings and collaboration.

Read about the three pillars


Cross-pillar programmes

In addition to the individual pillars, SDU RIO also supports a number of programmes that straddle the individual pillars. You can read about the pillars here:

If you require further information or assistance, you are welcome to contact SDU RIO or the faculty's research support units at SDU.

Read about the strategic groups at SDU

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