The leaders of the European Union and its Member States finalised the association of the Republic of Moldova to Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) in Brussels, on 27 October. Moldovan researchers and innovators can now participate in the €95.5 billion programme under the same conditions as entities from EU Member States.
Moldova was the first Eastern Partnership country to become associated with Horizon 2020 back in July 2014.
“Under Horizon 2020 Moldovan participants received €7.4 million in areas such as researcher mobility, health, food, and the environment,” said theCommissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel.
Success stories from Moldova in research and innovation are visible in research infrastructures, health, and ICT domains.
Some examples of successful projects are:
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