About us

On this website you will find information about Horizon Europe, current and past events as well as the newsletter. This information is provided by ZENIT GmbH within the framework of the project NRW.Europa for North Rhine-Westphalia.


ZENIT is the innovation agency of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. On behalf of the EU, the federal government and the state, ZENIT primarily supports small and medium-sized technology-oriented companies and universities in their innovation and internationalization activities and brings together potential partners from business and science.


Together with NRW.BANK, ZENIT GmbH forms the consortium “NRW.Europa”. This is part of the European consulting network Enterprise Europe Network (EEN). The main focus of NRW.Europa’s work is to support science and industry in innovation and internationalization projects. The activities focus on small and medium-sized enterprises from North Rhine-Westphalia.



The current Action Plan of the Federal State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia for Horizon 2020 explains NRW’s objectives and measures in the area of European research funding. Many of the measures in the Action Plan are implemented in the framework of “NRW.Europa”, the NRW node of the European information, consulting and advice network entitled “Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)”, which is coordinated by ZENIT GmbH.