28 FET Open projects selected for funding
The European Commission has announced the 28 projects selected for funding under the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open call, which had its first cut-off date on 30 September 2014. Grant agreements are currently being prepared for 24 Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) and 4 Coordination and Support Actions (CSA) proposals. The projects are due to start as of June 2015.
According to the European Commission, the success rates (= number of proposals retained compared to number of submitted proposals) for the first cut-off date of FET Open call are as follows:
Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): 24 / 643 (3.7%)
Coordinated Support Actions (CSA): 4 / 31 (12.9%)
The FET Open Call is funded under the Excellent Science pillar of Horizon 2020.
For more information: EC Horizon 2020 NewsTOP