Horizon Europe Guarantee - EIT KICs 2022

This funding route is to deliver the UK Government’s Horizon Europe guarantee for UK partners involved in EIT-KIC activities in the 2022 calendar year.

Funding Details
When

Registration Opens

23/05/2022

Registration Closes

31/12/2022

Award

This guarantee covers the costs of EIT-eligible activities delivered by UK participants of the KICs in 2021 and 2022 that would otherwise have been covered by grant funding awarded by EIT.

Organisation

UK Government

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The UK government has announced a new scheme that guarantees funding for successful applicants to the first and second wave of Horizon Europe grant awards regardless of the outcome of the UK’s efforts to associate to Horizon Europe.

The guarantee is a short term measure intended to address the delays in formalising the UK’s association to Horizon Europe. To provide reassurance, the government has guaranteed funding for the first two waves of eligible, successful applicants to Horizon Europe, if they are unable to sign their grant agreements with the EU.

This guarantee covers the costs of EIT-eligible activities delivered by UK participants of the KICs in 2021 and 2022 that would otherwise have been covered by grant funding awarded by EIT.

This funding route is for EIT-eligible activities carried out by UK partners involved in EIT-KIC activities where relevant costs will be incurred in calendar year 2022. Note that costs for subsequent calendar years are outside the scope of the guarantee.

You will be eligible to register with UKRI for the Horizon Europe guarantee through this route if you are a UK-based organisation which will carry out a project under a KIC 2022 Business Plan and will incur relevant costs during the 2022 calendar year.

This is an open-ended competition and applications can be submitted at any time.