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29 Apr 2016

Georgia joins Horizon 2020

The agreement associating Georgia to Horizon 2020 was signed on 29 April 2016, on behalf of the European Commission by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Tamar Sanikidze, Georgian Minister for Education and Science. Georgian research institutes, universities and individual researchers will now have access to all opportunities offered by Horizon 2020. Georgian SMEs and businesses will also be able to benefit from increased support to develop new ideas and bring products and services to the market.

Commissioner Carlos Moedas welcomed Georgia into Horizon and valued Georgia's association to bring a diversity of expertise and ideas, enriching the EU’s international research cooperation."

In the Seventh framework programme (2017-13), Georgian organisations participated in 49 signed projects. In Horizon 2020, they already participate in eight projects.

EC Press Release

Associated Countries as of 29 April 2016

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