This week the Fee introduced the outcomes of 2021–2022 space-related requires proposals below Horizon Europe. Near €200 million will assist 49 area analysis tasks carried out by the European Well being and Digital Government Company (HaDEA) and the EU House Programme Company (EUSPA). The chosen tasks will foster competitiveness and technological non-dependency of the EU area sector, whereas consolidating flagship parts of the EU House Programme and creating new downstream purposes and companies.
The chosen tasks additionally emphasise European entry to area in addition to future applied sciences comparable to quantum, area climate and area science.
Commissioner for Innovation, Analysis, Tradition, Training and Youth, Mariya Gabriel mentioned: “Analysis and innovation performs a key position within the aerospace sectors, fostering the fusion of science and expertise in lots of areas, together with climate and local weather, metrology, mechanical and energy engineering. This Horizon Europe funding will contribute to construct a powerful knowledge-based entrepreneurial area ecosystem supporting the transformations in direction of a European digital-smart and sustainable financial system.”
House-related tasks are anticipated to obtain near €1.6 billion in the course of the seven years of the implementation of Horizon Europe, which represents a median of €225 million per 12 months, additionally together with actions delegated to EUSPA.
Commissioner for Inner Market Thierry Breton mentioned: “Now greater than ever, it’s important to make sure the independence of the EU for essential applied sciences, together with within the area sector. The allocation of €200 million to area analysis tasks below the 2021 and 2022 programming years of Horizon Europe is a significant increase for the competitiveness and innovation of the area trade in addition to for our technological non-dependency.”