Swiss participation in Horizon 2020

Since 1 January 2017, Switzerland became again fully associated to the entire Horizon 2020 programme.

More information about the Swiss participation in Horizon 2020 can be found in the following official statements:

Swiss participation in H2020 programmes

Period 2017-2020

Full association to H2020

For all Grant Agreements signed as from 1 January 2017 onwards: 

  • Swiss participants are eligible for EU funding in all H2020 programmes

Period 15 September 2014 -
31 December 2016

Partial association to H2020

For all Grant Agreements signed between 15 September 2014 to 31 December 2016:

  • Swiss participants are eligible for EU funding in the Excellent Science pillar and Spreading Excellence programme
  • Swiss participants are entitled to join European collaborative projects, but are not entitled to direct funding from the EU in all other H2020 programmes. For all other H2020 programmes, Swiss partners are entitled to receive funding from SERI.

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