Published: 08.02.2021

Horizon Europe 2021-2027

The Faroe Islands have been an associated country to the European Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation since 2010.

On May 24th 2022 the association agreement on the participation of the Faroe Islands to Horizon Europe was signed in Brussels. Faroese researchers, innovators and research entities can participate in the €95.5 billion programme on equal terms with entities from the EU Member States.

Horizon Europe is EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation from 2021 to 2027. With a budget of around €95.5 billion, the EU research and innovation programme will support top researchers, innovators and citizens to develop the knowledge and solutions needed for a green, digital and healthy future for everyone.

National Contact Points

Th Faroese Research Council hosts the National Contact Point service in the Faroe Islands.

National Contact Points (NCPs) provide applicants with advice and personal service in their own language.

NCPs in the Faroe Islands are:

Maria Húsgarð, Research Council Faroe  Islands, phone + 298 567802,

Function: Legal & Financial aspects, Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology, Energy, Environment and Climate Changes, Social Sciences and Humanities, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action, Science with and for Society and ERC

Annika Sølvará, Research Council Faroe Islands, phone + 298 567803,

Function: National Coordinator, Research Infrastructure, Health, Security, Joint Research Centre

Mathea Hilduberg, Business Development Fund, phone + 298 553300,

Function: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Information and Communication Technologies

Read more on Horizon Europe here.