Vision2020 forges links between excellent researchers and innovating companies, to deliver pioneering projects under the EU's €80 billion 'Horizon 2020' funding programme
Vision2020: The Crowdhelix Network connects participants from leading research institutions & innovating companies around the world. Together our members already been awarded over €2.5 billion of Horizon 2020 funding, to deliver 4,200+ projects.
This page provides a selection of case studies submitted by Vision2020's member organisations, demonstrating how the network has succeeded in promoting and facilitating successful collaborations.
“After using Vision2020’s bespoke Crowdhelix network platform for collaboration, Keeward joined a Horizon2020 proposal for the Imaging & Detection call in which Xerox Research Centre Europe will be leading a Work Package.”
Ulster University, the University of Klagenfurt and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University are all Vision2020 RTO members. They successfully submitted a proposal for the SwafS-05-2017 call, New constellations of Changing Institutions and Actors, in August of 2017. The consortium is led by the VTT Technical Centre of Finland.
“As a direct result from working with Vision2020, IBM Ireland, along with UCL and UK-based SME Yaqrit, won a €6 million project from Horizon 2020 which was funded in 2017."
“The network has brought IRIS the opportunity to meet with high quality research institutes and engage together with them to prepare a proposal that was strategic for one of our business lines. Thanks to that fact, now we have already started the project and we will have 3 years to explore new technologies and position ourselves on the EU market. “
“Participation in the Maritime & Marine Helix launch event was a significant experience for all of us and proof of the correctness of the decision to access the Vision2020 and Crowdhelix network. Significant contacts have been made with a number of scientific and research institutions, as well as business entities, which creates the perspective of further development of our company and its participation in a number of different international projects. Our goal remains the development of shipping activities and the maritime economy in our country.”
After posting on Crowdhelix, Romanian SME Zitec was able to partner with Vision2020 RTO member KU Leuven which led to successfully submitting a proposal for the Fast Track for Innovation call in October, 2018.
“We are delighted about this success story! It has been an enriching experience. We are very grateful for Crowdhelix's instrumental support and for putting us in touch with the optimal partners. Looking forward to working on other proposals with you soon.”
Dr Ingrid Vella
Research Project Manager - Engineering, ICT, Built Environment
University of Malta