The European Commission approved, on 6 December, a budget of around €13.5 billion for the main Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023-24. The goal is to support researchers and innovators in Europe to pursue breakthrough solutions for environmental energy digital and geopolitical challenges.
"As part of the broader EU €95.5 billion research and innovation programme, Horizon Europe, this funding will contribute to the EU reaching its climate goals, increasing energy resilience, and developing core digital technologies.
€5.67 billion (over 42% of the work programme's budget) is dedicated to reaching key climate action objectives, finding innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change. €1.67 billion contributes to supporting biodiversity. "
More information about allocation of the budget and the next steps can be found HERE.