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Status of Switzer­land in Ho­ri­zon Europe

Status of Switzer­land in Ho­ri­zon Europe

Much uncertainty still exists regarding the association of Switzerland to Horizon Europe.

In a recent position paper, EARMA called for: 

"The EU Framework Programmes have delivered significant benefits and added value not only to the research and innovation ecosystem in Europe but also to global society at large. Clearly the association of several countries to the Framework Programmes showcases their attractiveness as a manifestation of EU soft power. The EU must further capitalise on the attractiveness of the Framework Programme by continuing to widen the number of associated countries."

What is the current association status for Switzerland? How do Swiss applicants apply to Horizon Europe? What are the Swiss transitional measures for Horizon Europe?

Swiss entities can participate in most Horizon Europe calls. Funding is provided by the Swiss government as long as Switzerland is not associated to the programme. These questions and more are answered by Euresearch. Read more.