Excellent science is one of the three key objectives of Horizon 2020. It benefits from 31.73% of the budget for 2014-2020.
It supports scientists in foresight research, provide training and career development opportunities (Marie Curie Actions). It stimulates the development of new and emerging technologies as well as EU research infrastructures.
This pillar can also be of interest for companies, in particular the Industrial Doctorates which provide grants for academic doctorates to work on their PhD thesis half of their time in the partner industry.
For more information on funding opportunities under this pillar, contact the following Belgian National Contact Point:
For French speaking Community: FNRS : Here
For the Flemish speaking Community: FWO : Here