Horizon Europe Guarantee scheme

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The UK guarantee scheme will be extended to cover all calls under Work Programme 2023

On 4 December 2023, the UK and EU signed a bespoke new agreement finalising the UK's association to Horizon Europe and Copernicus.

Under the terms of the deal, the UK government Horizon Europe guarantee remains active and covers all Horizon Europe grant calls up to and including Work Programme 2023, irrespective of the call closing or grant signature date.

For these calls, UK applicants should continue to apply directly to the EU as beneficiaries, and successful UK applicants will be funded under the UK guarantee scheme. Existing eligibility rules for the guarantee will continue to apply.

The guarantee will also continue to support grant projects under Work Programmes 2021 and 2022.

Projects that are already being funded through the UKRI Horizon Europe guarantee, will continue to be funded by the guarantee for the duration of the project.

Details regarding the scope and terms of the guarantee are available on the UKRI website.

Find detailed guidance for UK applicants on Horizon and Copernicus association.

First published 8 June 2023