Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls
EU News 300/2014
Brussels, 9 July 2014
Seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, are being launched today. They represent a total investment of €19.5 billion into research and innovation over the next seven years, where the EU contribution of €7.3 billion will unlock a €12.2 billion investment from the private sector and the Member States. Together with four more public-public partnerships with Member States, they form an Innovative Investment Package representing an investment into Europe's future of over €22 billion.
These partnerships work in a number of fields crucial for Europe's economic growth, creation of jobs, industrial competitiveness, and well-being of citizens.
Source and additional information:
Launch of the first calls of the Joint Technology Initiatives under Horizon 2020. Group Photo. Date: 09/07/2014 Reference: P-025922/00-01 (C)EU, 2014 URL