SMEs win big chunk of Horizon 2020 funding

€275m in total for Irish researchers and firms

15th July, 2016
SME research funds performance welcomed Pic: Pixabay

Researchers and companies in Ireland have won a total of €274.7m in funding from the EU Horizon 2020 programme for research projects. The higher education system accounted for €172.5m of the total, while companies secured €79.2m, including €54.3m for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation John Halligan welcomed the funding, particularly the performance of SMEs. "Horizon 2020 is helping these companies to innovate, which is vital for...

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