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Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is designed to boost Europe's knowledge-driven economy and address societal challenges that to improve the quality of life. Sorbonne University is contributing to the European Commission’s priorities:


Excellent Science: the University’s track record of supporting—and receiving support—for both its established and young researchers will continue with the ERC grants and Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships.


Industrial Leadership: Sorbonne University laboratories are already working with industry leaders in areas like ICT, nanotechnologies, advanced manufacturing, robotics, biotechnologies and space.


Societal Challenges: Sorbonne University’s transdisciplinary approach to societal challenges is shown through its advanced research in health; maritime and bioeconomy; energy; climate action and the environment.


For more information, please contact the European Affairs Office:
Elena Billi-Rizza (bureau.europe @ upmc.fr)
, +33 (0)1 44 27 23 93

Katherine Tyrka - 31/05/18

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    The International Relations Department

    The Jussieu campus

    Zamansky Tower, 16th floor

    Sabine Lopez, Director

    Secretary: Ms. Dominique Bouret

    tel. +33 (0)1 44 27 26 74 email (relations.internationales @ upmc.fr)


    The Research and Technology Transfer Department

    European Affairs Office

    The Jussieu campus

    Zamansky Tower, 17th floor

    Elena Billi-Rizza,

    Head of office

    tel. : +33 (0)1 44 27 23 93 email (elena.billi-rizza @ upmc.fr)

    Secretary: Alisa Russanova

    tel : +33 (0)1 44 27 51 92 email (alisa.russanova @ upmc.fr)