The European Commission has adopted the Horizon Europe strategic plan 2025-2027

On 20 March 2024 the European Commission (EC) has adopted the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan 2025-2027 for research and innovation to underpin journey to a green, digital and resilient future. The Strategic plan sets out three key strategic orientations for EU's research and innovation funding for the last three years of the Horizon Europe programme (2025-2027):

  • Green transition;
  • Digital transition;
  • A more resilient, competitive, inclusive and democratic Europe.

The key strategic orientations are the guiding principles for Horizon Europe and will be implemented through the work programmes. Work programmes set out the funding opportunities for research and innovation activities through thematic calls for proposals and topics.

The Horizon Europe main Work Programme 2025 will be developed following the orientations of the newly adopted strategic plan. In April 2024, the Commission will launch a feedback opportunity for the Work Programme 2025 open to all stakeholders.

The adopted Strategic Plan 2025-2027 for the Horizon Europe Program can be found in the Attachment.