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Horizon Europe

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 51765, tabled on 20 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to help ensure that research projects will be reimbursed their full grants for 2021, when the agreement is signed with Horizon Europe.

Answered on

28 September 2021

The UK and the EU agreed the terms for our association to Horizon Europe under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA).

UK entities are eligible to apply for Horizon Europe funding; the Commission has made this clear in the Q&A section on their website.

The UK stands ready to formalise our participation at the earliest opportunity. UK entities are eligible and are strongly encouraged to apply for Horizon Europe funding, which the Commission has made clear in the Q&A on their website.