Horizon 2020 Regulation
Full Title: Regulation (EU) No 1291/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 establishing Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) and repealing Decision No 1982/2006/EC
Adopted: 11 December 2013
Entry into force: 23 December 2013
The Regulation establishes Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) (“Horizon 2020”) and determines the framework governing Union support to research and innovation activities, thereby strengthening the European scientific and technological base and fostering benefits for society as well as better exploitation of the economic and industrial potential of policies of innovation, research and technological development.