Proposal for the next Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 (MFF) including 97.9 Bill € for Horizon Europe (vs 70 Bill € for H2020). Commissioners Moedas and Hogan announced on 3 May a 10B€ budget proposal for the Horizon Europe (FP9) Global Challenge Food and natural resources (successor of H2020 SC2 which had 3.85 Bill €). MFF proposal Press releaseAll filesResearch and Innovation.

Booklet on New Plant Breeding Techniques in a new era in which Scientists of Wageningen University & Research gives new insights into plant breeding techniques such as genome editing.

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Call for proposals 2018 (H2020-BBI-JTI-2018) is now open. Call closure forseen: 6 September 2018. To view the topics and submit proposals visit the Participant Portal.

Manifesto “More funds for research and innovation” launched by CNR, CNRS, CSIC, Leibnitz and Helmholtz to highlight the need of more funds to research and innovation in the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). Heads of organizations, institutes, companies as well as individuals are invited to endorse this online so the initiators can bring it to the attention of the European Council before deciding the EU budget for the next 7 years.