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Celebration, honoring the university’s FP7 researchers and their accomplishments, and launch of Horizon 2020

The Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development is currently the European Union’s main instrument for funding research and innovation in Europe. Coming to an end in 2013, FP7 will make way for the new framework programme 'Horizon 2020' after seven fruitful years of research and development with considerable impact on science and society.

On Wednesday 11 December 2013 KU Leuven hosts a FP7 closing celebration, honoring the University's FP7 researchers and accomplishmentsAn award ceremony will put FP7 projects with striking outcome in the spotlight. Furthermore there will be special attention for the 500th FP7 project at KU Leuven.

Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG Research and Innovation, will be present the Horizon 2020 and confer the awards.

This event is by invitation only.

For full details please consult the programme.

We look forward to welcoming you on 11 December.

The KU Leuven EU-team