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Historical documents


Council Regulation (EC) No 521/2008 of 30 May 2008 setting up the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking

V. FCH - H2020 - Legislative procedure


The Innovation Investment Package and Horizon 2020

The proposal for FCH 2 is part of a wider €22 billion Innovation Investment Package, which includes proposals for 4 other Joint Technology Initiatives (namely Clean Sky 2, Innovative Medicines Initiative 2, Electronic Components and Systems (ECSEL), and Bio-based Industries) as well as 4 public-public partnerships. The EU funding for FCH 2 will come from Horizon 2020, the next European framework programme for research and innovation, which is due to begin in 2014.

1. Launch of FCH 2 legislative proposal

2. Preparation of FCH 2

3. Adoption of FCH 2 Regulation

The FCH 2 legislation was approved by the EU Member States on 6 May 2014.
- Read the Council press release
- Read the European Commission's press release

- Read the FCH press release

4. Archive

- FCH 2 JU financial rules (in force until 31.12.2015)