Our responsibility within the EU’s framework programme

The EU organises European research and innovation collaborations in the form of framework programmes. The current framework programme, Horizon Europe, runs for the period 2021–2027. The Swedish Research Council works with research issues related to the framework programme in many different ways, and supports the Swedish engagement.

Horizon Europe will contribute to fulfilling visions of a healthy, fair and sustainable society.
The programme is to contribute to reinforcing green growth and competitiveness in
Europe, but also includes global targets to combat climate change and promote a
sustainable development.

Horizon Europe will be formally adopted in EU legislation in spring 2021. The Swedish Government Offices will then decide on the Swedish organisation for the framework programme.

Gathering forces for Horizon Europe

The Swedish Research Council has been involved in developing a proposal for a strategy for participation in Horizon Europe for Sweden and for Swedish research and innovation actors.

Read the proposal Gathering forces for Horizon Europe

PublISHED ON 01 June 2018

UpDATED ON 18 February 2021

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Do you have questions about the previous framework programe Horizon 2020? Please contact the Swedish Research Council's secretariat for international coordination.


Secretariat for International Coordination



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