Horizon 2020 research areas

The majority of funding in Horizon 2020 is reserved for prescribed research topics. These topics are grouped into two primary objectives, Societal Challenges and Industrial Leadership.

In addition, there are several competitive schemes, that do not prescribe the research topics, under the Excellent Science objective.

Within these broad objectives are a number of more specific area of focus, as listed below.

Excellent Science

Societal Challenges

Industrial Leadership

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