Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation programme. It helps to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive economic growth. The goal is to ensure Europe produces world-class science and technology, removes barriers to innovation and makes it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering solutions to big challenges facing our society.
FP7 was the European Union's Research and Innovation funding programme for 2007-2013. Created to support and foster research in the European Research Area, FP7 focus was mainly in technological research.