top of page

Program: "Encouraging Project Coordination in the 'Horizon 2020' Program"

Invitation Description:


The goal of the Horizon 2020 Project Coordination Program is to act as an incentive for Cypriot researchers to take the initiative to lead pan-European networks and submit a research project proposal for Horizon 2020 (Horizon 2020). EU as Coordinators. In this way, the raising of funds from the budget of the "Horizon 2020" Program is maximized and the substantial cooperation between Cypriot researchers is encouraged.  carriers  and  in  top  in  European  and / or world-class research organizations.


Despite the significant successes of the Cypriot institutions in the 7th Framework Program and in the first stages of "Horizon 2020", there is a relative inability of the Cypriot institutions to lead pan-European networks to submit successful proposals.


The RPF having the responsibility of promoting the Framework Program for Research and Innovation of the European Union 2014-2020 (Horizon 2020) has developed multiple activities to support the participation of research organizations and companies.


The Program provides financial incentives to Cypriot institutions to participate in "Horizon 2020" proposals as Coordinators of Pan-European Networks. The funding is expected to be used to cover the costs related to the period of preparation of the proposal, eg travel expenses



Total Invitation Budget:  


€ 1,000,000



Grant / Co-financing Rate:


Maximum Funding per Project -  € 7,000




  • Private Bodies

  • Nonprofit organizations

  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

  • Researchers / Research Centers / Organizations

  • Local Government Principles

  • Educational institutions

  • Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Associations / Associations

  • Chambers

  • Trade Unions

  • Training Centers

  • Central Government

  • Government Agencies and Government Enterprises

  • Big companies


Eligible to participate are Research Organizations, Businesses and Other Bodies of the Private and the Public and the Wider Public Sector.

Start of Submission of Proposals: 16/09/2016


End of Submission of Proposals: 30/09/2020

THE Ependysis Business Consultants , with executives who have previously evaluated and not only submitted NSRF investment proposals, can successfully undertake the submission as well as the monitoring of your investment plan.


For more information call the company phones at: 2112155988 or email 

bottom of page