Erasmus+ (2014-2020), also called Erasmus Plus, is the new 14.7 billion euro catch-all framework programme for education, training, youth and sport. The new Erasmus+ programme combines all the EU’s current schemes for education, training, youth and sport, including the Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius, Grundtvig), Youth in Action and five international co-operation programmes (Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink and the programme for co-operation with industrialised countries).
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020).
Horizon 2020 funding opportunities are set out in the work programmes published in the EU research funding portal, with procedures and application documents being simplified. The program finances the development of project proposals in the field of Innovation action (IA), Research and innovation action (RIA) and Coordination and support actions (CSA) action calls within Work Programme Parts: Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials; Secure, clean and efficient energy.