Horizon Europe Funding

The Euresearch Office BFH personally guides you through European research and innovation programmes. We find the right funding opportunities for Swiss researchers and companies in the EU Framework Programme Horizon Europe and other initiatives.

Euresearch services

Our three key services are:

  • Inform – we help you find the information on funding schemes and calls, run events and keep you up-to-date
  • Advise – we help you find a call and advise you on how to proceed with your application and even support you after the application process
  • Connect – we help to connect you with collaborative partners for a consortium through networking events and partner search tools

Are you a researcher or small business looking for the right funding and partner opportunities for your project? Contact us to discuss your project proposals and we’ll help you realise its potential. Our services are free of charge.

Horizon Europe in a nutshell

Horizon Europe (2021-2027) is the 9th European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. With 95.5 billion euros in funding, it is the biggest and most ambitious programme of its kind ever. Its goal is to keep the EU at the forefront of global research and innovation.

There are various platforms and pillars that make up the structure of Horizon Europe. To simplify, BFH researchers and small businesses will likely be interested in the programmes in pillar II – Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness, which covers:

BFH key figures and project details

18 ongoing European funded projects*; 8 million euros obtained from EU projects
* includes H2020, Horizon Europe and EUREKA projects. Last updated April 2024. Browse the dropdown tables below to find out more about some of these projects.
Project Abbreviation BFH lead  Department
Cognitive robot platforms for agile manufacturing ACROBA Baier Norman Urs School of Engineering and Computer Science
Evaluate observable soil structure parameters as soil health indicators AI 4 Soil Health Nussbaum Madelene School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences

Mitigating Diversity Biases of AI in the Labor Market

BIAS Kurpicz-Briki Mascha School of Engineering and Computer Science
Climate neutral Farms ClieNFarms Grenz Jan School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
EU ATTRACT innovation ecosystems EU ATTRACT  Hopp Christian Business School
FAIRshare FAIRshare Häller Bruno School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
H2020-Skill-For.Action Skill-For.Action Ziesak Martin School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
Preventing dendrite growth in lithium metal batteries HIDDEN Fuerst Axel School of Engineering and Computer Science
Sustainable manufacturing and optimized materials and interfaces for lithium metal batteries with digital quality control SOLiD Fuerst Axel School of Engineering and Computer Science
Project Abbreviation BFH lead  Department
Best4Soil Best4Soil Häller Bruno School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
Carbon smart forestry under climate change CARE4C Ziesak Martin School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
City Platform as a Service - Integrated and Open CPaaS.io Haller Stephan Business School
Digital Didactics in Art Education DIDAE Polten Maren Bern Academy of the Arts
European Network of Regions on Sustainable Wood mobilisation ROSEWOOD 776754 Ziesak Martin School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
Advances in Forestry Control and Automation Systems in Europe FOCUS Rosset Christian School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
Fusepool P3 Fusepool P3 Gehrig Thomas Business School

Gauging the environmental sustainability of electric aircraft systems

GENESIS Priscilla Caliandro School of Engineering and Computer Science
Circular business models for the solar power industry CIRCUSOL Grösser Stefan School of Engineering and Computer Science
Sustainable Wood for Europe ROSEWOOD4.0 Ziesak Martin School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
The Once-Only Principle Project TOOP Neuroni Alessia Business School
Cooperation in social welfare   Beyeler Michelle School of Social Work
Smart Forwarder for sustainable and efficient forest operation and management  Forwarder2020 Ziesak Martin School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences

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