CEO of RIC Pro-Akademia will advise to European Comission
Advisory Group, in which Ewa Kochanska will participate in, is going to ensure high quality and timely preparation of calls for proposals for Horizon 2020. Ms. Kochańska together with the experts from other EU Member States will advise the European Commission on the focus area 'Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials'. The Advisory Group will make recommendations to the Commission regarding experts that will evaluate project proposals and to encourage dialogue between public authorities at all levels, civil society and the business sector in the EU and influence the direction of funding for research and innovation in the EU by 2020
Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with an €80 billion budget, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe.
Horizon 2020 provides major simplification through a single set of rules. It will combine all research and innovation funding currently provided through the Framework Programmes for Research and Technical Development, the innovation related activities of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).