EC publishes recent Horizon2020 call evaluation results
The European Commission (EC) has published the evaluation results for several recently closed calls under Horizon 2020 on its Participant Portal.
The Earth Observation call (work programme part Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies - Space) which closed on 1 March 2017 received 32 proposals for "Downstream Actions", of which 15 were above threshold; 20 proposals for "Earth Observation Big Data Shifts", out of which 9 were above threshold; and one proposal for "Preparation for a European capacity to monitor CO2 anthropogenic emissions", which was also above threshold.
The call "Competitiveness of the European Space Sector: Technology and Science" (work programme Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies - Space) also closed on 1 March 2017 and received the following numbers of proposals:
- Technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness: 17 proposals, of which 16 are above threshold
- Competitiveness in Earth observation mission technologies: 35 proposals, of which 24 are above threshold
- High speed data chain: 13 proposals, of which 8 are above threshold
- Scientific data exploitation: 46 proposals, of which 39 are above threshold
- Space Weather: 15 proposals, of which 11 are above threshold
- Space portal: 12 proposals, of which 4 are above threshold
- Technology transfer and business generators: 5 proposals, of which 2 are above threshold.
The number of proposals that can finally be funded depends on the available budget and the formal approval of grant agreements by the Agency. The Commission expects the first grant agreements to be signed by 1 October 2017.
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