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15 December 2022
GREENET Brokerage Event for HE Cluster 5 - 2023 calls

Funding opportunities under “Widening Participation & Strengthening of the European Research Area”

This part of Horizon Europe includes measures to support cooperation in the European Research Area and to contribute to reducing the R&I gap within the EU.

Participants may request meet with WIDERA NCPs, part of the EU funded project NCP_WIDERA.NET, and get advice about a plethora of bottom-up funding opportunities available at the WIDERA Work Programme 2023-2024: https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/horizon/wp-call/2023-2024/wp-11-widening-participation-and-strengthening-the-european-research-area_horizon-2023-2024_en.pdf

Important call relating to this brokerage event:

Hop On Facility (HORIZON-WIDERA-2023-ACCESS-06-01): Foresees the possibility for legal entities from low R&I performing countries to join already collaborative R&I actions from Pillar II and EIC Pathfinder and receive Union funding between EUR 0.10 and 0.60 mio euro. Their participation is subject to the consent of all members of the consortium and provided that legal entities from such countries are not yet participating in it. The list of eligible projects is available here.

The next cut-off for the Hop on Facility is foreseen on 28 September 2023.

Which are the widening countries?

According to the Horizon Europe regulation the less advanced countries in R&I performance, eligible for hosting the co-ordinator of actions under Destinations 1-2 of the WIDERA Work Programme:

  • Member states: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia
  • Associated countries*: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Kosovo**, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine
  • Outermost Regions (defined in Art. 349 TFEU). Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Réunion, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, the Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands

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Israel 37
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Hungary 27
Netherlands 25
Denmark 25
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Cyprus 17
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Estonia 7
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Bosnia And Herzegovina 3
Georgia 3
Latvia 3
Serbia 3
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Iraq 1
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Nigeria 1
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China 1
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National Contact Point 12
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