29 Aug 2022
European Commission presents Annual Report on EU RTD activities
The European Commission has recently published the " Annual Report on Research and Technological Development Activities of the European Union and Monitoring of Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020 in 2021". In the report, the EC stresses that the EU’s activities in 2021 took place in the context of Covid-19 and the European response to the consequences of the pandemic. €872.18 million of funding were made available for research on the coronavirus.
In addition, the EC also reports how Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe contributed to the ecological and digital transitions, industrial policies, security and space, partnerships with Member States and international cooperation. Amongst other issues, the report also illustrates the new instruments in Horizon Europe, such as the EIC, the European Partnerships and the Missions, and provides an assessment of Horizon Europe monitoring data so far.