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New Zealand partners in Horizon Europe Pillar 2 proposals as beneficiaries

The European Commission and New Zealand have concluded the association negotiations of New Zealand to Horizon Europe. New Zealand will become the first non-EU industrialized country that will be associated to Horizon Europe. The association agreement is expected to be signed in the coming months. New Zealand will only associate to Pillar 2 of Horizon Europe. This new development resulted in an update of the list of participating countries in Horizon Europe in the Horizon Europe Programme Guide. New Zealand is now considered as a country in view of association and therefore the transitional arrangements will apply. As from the Work Programmes 2023 onwards, New Zealand partners requesting EU funding have to be included as beneficiaries in proposals of Horizon Europe Pillar 2 calls. Please be aware that if at the time of the signature of the grant agreement of the project, the association agreement of New Zealand has not been finalised yet then the status of the New Zealand partner will need to be changed to associated partner and will not be funded through Horizon Europe. In this case the New Zealand partners will need to secure their own funding.

More information on association and international cooperation to Horizon Europe can be found in this infosheet.

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Circusol - Circular Business Models for the Solar Power

Circusol is an Innovation Action project funded under a cross-cutting work programme part of Horizon 2020. Circusol aims at unleashing the full potential of circular business models, in particular Product-Service Systems, in simultaneously delivering real environmental, economic and user benefits. By that, Circusol aims to establish solar power as a spearhead sector in demonstrating a path driven by service-based businesses towards a circular economy in Europe.

A strong Flemish partnership in new Horizon 2020 project on circular economy business demonstrators, including VITO (Coordinator), IMEC, Ecopower cvba, Futech bvba, PV Cycle aisbl and Daidalos Peutz bvba.


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