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This release provides information on UK participation in Horizon 2020, as well as UK participation in Framework Programme 7.
Through these programmes organisations across Europe (including businesses and universities) are able to work together to apply for funding for research activities. Horizon 2020 is the current EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and runs from 2014 to 2020. Its predecessor was Framework Programme 7 which ran from 2007 to 2013.
This release shows the number of times UK organisations participated in these programmes as well as the agreed financial contributions from the European Commission to UK organisations as a result of these participations. It contains UK totals, breakdowns by organisation type and funding pillar, as well as listing the top UK participating organisations. This is based on data extracted from the Commission’s database on 23 February 2016.