Gathering Forces for Horizon Europe

To maximise the benefit for Swedish research and innovation and to enable synergies and interactions between the national and the EU levels, the Government has tasked Formas, Forte, the Swedish National Space Agency, the Swedish Energy Agency, the Swedish Research Council and Vinnova to develop a proposal for a strategy for Sweden and for Swedish research and innovation actors.

The strategy proposals that have been developed are based on five ambitions. The participation in Horizon Europe must be driven by the ambitions to achieve: world-class research quality and innovativeness; knowledge and capacity to ensure sustainable development; effective sharing of resources and data; internationally attractive actors and environments; as well as increased influence in the European research and innovation policy, as well as the framework programme.


  1. Establish a platform for internationalisation

    A platform is needed where public agencies, higher education institutions and other actors can collaborate to make higher education, research and innovation more international. This the the conclusion of a new report from the Swedish Council for High...

  2. Apply for funding from Horizon Europe

    The first calls for proposals in the EU's new framework program for research and innovation have now opened. The main work program of Horizon Europe for the period 2021–2022 has a budget of a total of 14.7 billion euro. Information meetings about the...

  3. Information meeting about Horizon Europe - Culture, creativity and inclusive societies

    Do you work with issues in the social sciences and humanities and are interested in European cooperation? Welcome to a digital meeting, on May 7, about the calls within the cluster Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Societies. The meeting is arranged ...