• Damon Butcher

Horizon Europe Guarantee – EIT KICs 2021

Updated: Apr 22

Closed


Summary:

This funding route is to deliver the UK Government’s Horizon Europe guarantee. Specifically it covers retrospective funding for UK partners involved in EIT-KIC activities in the 2021 calendar year who have been unable to receive EIT funding.


Open date: 21/02/2022

Close date: 21/04/2022

Funding Type: Horizon Association

Fund Provider(s): Horizon Europe


 

Description

On 29 November, the government announced a new scheme that guarantees funding for successful applicants to the first wave of Horizon Europe grant awards regardless of the outcome of the UK’s efforts to associate to Horizon Europe. This guarantee covers the costs of EIT-eligible activities delivered by UK participants of the KICs that would otherwise have been covered by grant funding awarded by EIT. The guarantee applies retrospectively for EIT-eligible activities where relevant costs have been incurred in calendar year 2021.


Who can apply

Applicants will be eligible to register with UKRI for the Horizon Europe guarantee through this route if: They are a UK-based organisation which has carried out a project under a KIC 2021 Business Plan and they have incurred relevant costs during the 2021 calendar year.


Competition scope

This competition will cover the costs of EIT-eligible activities delivered by UK participants of the KICs that would otherwise have been covered by grant funding awarded by EIT. This will apply retrospectively for EIT-eligible activities where relevant costs have been incurred in calendar year 2021.

 

Link: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/1082/overview#summary