European Commission invites citizens to participate in open consultations

2019-08-13

The European Commission has recently opened two public consultations regarding the strategic orientations of Horizon Europe and the Digital Europe Programme in the next long-term EU budget (2021-2027). Some key facts are listed below.

Horizon Europe is the research and innovation programme of the European Union.

Facts and figures:

Proposed budget: € 100 billion (2021-2027)
Target group of consultation: Anyone with an interest in future EU research and innovation priorities
Duration of impact of consultation: 4 years (2021-2024)
Closing date of consultation:

8 September 2019

Related key event:

European Research and Innovation Days, Brussels, 24-26 September 2019

Link to survey:

https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/HorizonEurope_Codesign_2021-2024

More information

https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/have-your-say-future-objectives-eu-funded-research-and-innovation-2019-jun-28_en

The Digital Europe Programme aims at investing in digital technologies such as supercomputing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and advanced digital skills to support Europe’s digital transformation.

Facts and figures:

Proposed budget: € 9.2 billion (2021-2027)
Target group of consultation:

SMEs and larger companies, public administrations at all levels, research organisations and academia, NGOs, citizens’

associations, and private citizens

Duration of impact of consultation: 2 years (2021-2022)
Closing date of consultation:

25 October 2019

Related key event:

Digital Excellence Forum at the ICT Proposers' Day, Helsinki, 19-20 September 2019

Link to survey:

https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/DEP_targeted_consultation

More information

https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/have-your-say-future-investment-europes-digital-economy