Horizon 2020 reflects the political priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy and addresses shared major concerns of the citizens in Europe and other regions. The challenged-based approach will unite resources and knowledge of different areas, technologies and disciplines, including social sciences and humanities. This will meet the research activities at the market with a new focus on activities related to innovation such as piloting, demonstration, test stands and the support of public procurement and its commercial launch. This will also include establishing linkages with activities of the European Innovation Partnerships (EIP).
· Health, demographic change and welfare;
· Food security, agriculture and sustainable forestry, marine and maritime research as well as research on inland waters and bio economy;
· Safe, clean and effective energy;
· Intelligent, green and integrated transport,
· Action for climate, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.
· Europe in a changing world: Inclusive, innovative and thoughtful societies; and
Safe societies: protect the liberty and security of Europe and its citizens.