Sign the petition

We invite Researchers, Students, Research Organisations, and the Civil Society to sign the petition to their representatives in local goverments and to the European Council, asking for a more ambitious budget allocation to the next Research Framework Programme, Horizon Europe. Below, you can read the original letter in English and the letters to the ministries of the some Member States in their official language (see press release).

Signatories may want to sign both the petition in English AND for one or more of the Countries below . 

Petition in English

This is the main text for the initiative. Below, the adaptations of the text to some of the EU Countries

Other Countries of the European Union will be added soon. If you want to contribute drafting the letter for your Country, please fill this form.

Snapshot of the campaign as of 20th March 2020





Countries (click to enlarge)
Organisations (click to enlarge)

Signatures collected

Full NamePositionAffiliationCityCountry
Stefanie Schürz Research Associate ZSI GmbH Vienna Austria
André Mächler Assistant to the Head of the EU Office University of Göttingen Göttingen Germany
Nina Coombs employee university Hannover Germany
Maximilian Behn Research Engineer German Aerospace Center (DLR) Berlin Germany
Dr. Stefan Seiberling Head of Research Support Dept. University of Greifswald Greifswald Germany
Georgy Kazakov Research Assistant TU Wien Vienna Austria
Don Weenink associate prof University of Amsterdam Amsterdam netherlands
Sabrina Lux private private Heidesee Germany
Christian Lampei Postdoc University Münster Münster Germany
Sven-Joachim Kimmerle R&D Physical Software Solutions GmbH Taufkirchen/München Germany
Miguel Sousa COO company Porto Portugal
Hannes Ullrich Associate Professor DIW Berlin and University of Copenhagen Berlin Germany
Katharina König EU research support manager Leibniz University Hannover Hannover Germany
Benedetta Casu Head of research group University of Tuebingen Tuebingen Germany
Iulia Dondorici Wiss. Mitarbeiterin Free University Berlin Berlin Germany
Leandra Praetzel Research Staff/PhD Student WWU Münster Münster Germany
Dr. Julia Tiede Researcher University of Münster Münster Germany
Wieland Heim Scientist Münster University Münster Germany
Sebastian Herwig Head of division University of Münster Münster Germany
Martin Freitag PhD student WWU Münster Münster Germany
Petri Keronen laboratory engineer University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland
Kristin Tessmar-Raible university professor University of Vienna Vienna Austria
Christoph Scherber Professor University of Münster Münster Germany
Petra Weschenfelder University Assistant postdoc University of Vienna Vienna Austria
Georg Krawietz Head of Section German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD Bonn Germany
Dr. Hans Stallmann Coordinator University Alliance Ruhr University Alliance Ruhr Bochum Germany
Emmanuelle Quemin post-doctoral fellow Heinrich-Pette Institute and Universität Hamburg Hamburg Allemagne
Prof. Dr. Kristina Musholt Professor University of Leipzig Leipzig Germany
Sandra Seubert Professor Goethe Universität Frankfurt a.M. Frankfurt a.M. Deutschland
Pascal Herm Bachelor Student Leuphana University Lüneburg Lüneburg Germany
Georg Heiss Lecturer Freie Universität Berlin Germany
Christian Fillafer PostDoc TU Dortmund Dortmund Germany
Dr. Anja Buttstedt Postdoc Technische Universität Dresden Dresden Germany
Mag. Martin Bader Psychotherapist GLE-International Bregenz Austria
Piet Verdonschot Professor Wageningen Environmental Research Wageningen The Netherlands
Núria Fagella Professor of Mathematics Universitat de Barcelona Barcelona Spain
Natalia Diaz Rodriguez Assistant professor ENSTA Paris Paris France
Thomas Walter group leader Mines ParisTech Paris France
Martin Hulman Senior Researcher Academy of Sciences Bratislava Slovakia
Ingo Willuhn Group Leader Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience Amsterdam Netherlands
Maria Zellner Associtaed Professor Center for Physiology and Pharmakology Vienna Austria
Roland Bliem Group Leader (Assistant Professor) Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography Amsterdam The Netherlands
Anna Juranova PhD student SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research Utrecht The Netherlands
Florian Karlewski Head of Research and Development HighFinesse Laser and Electronics GmbH Tuebingen Germany
Siegfried Gruber PostDoc Researcher University of Graz Graz Austria
Joanna Drugan Professor of Translation University of East Anglia Norwich United Kingdom
Ninni Saarinen Post-doctoral researcher University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland
Werner Blau Professor of Physics of Advanced Materials Trinity College Dublin Dublin Ireland
Christina Athanasiou PhD student HITS gGmbH Heidelberg Germany
Alexandra Maria Marques Fernandes Senior Research Scientist Institute for Energy Technology Halden Norway
Omar Hammouda PhD Candidate Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Farid Karimi Researcher University of Greifswald Greifswald Germany
Kerstin Dornack Technican European XFEL GmbH Schenefeld Germany
Tobias Haas Head of Safety and Radiation Protection European Xray Free Electron Laser Facility GmbH Schenefeld Germany
João Miguel Murta Pina Senior Researcher UNINOVA Caparica Portugal
Peter Lobotka senior researcher IEE SAS Bratislava Slovakia
Stefan Kuhlmann Professor for Science, Technology, Society University of Twente Enschede Netherlands
Mitchell Young Assistant Professor Charles University Prague Czech Republic
Erna Pfeiffer Associate Professor (retired) University of Graz Graz Österreich
Arwen Cross Science communicator European XFEL Hamburg Germany
Markus Otter Junior Researcher ZSI Vienna Austria
Lorenzo Melchor EU science advice and diplomacy officer Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT) Madrid Spain
Mikael Granvik Academy Research Fellow University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland
Gorazd Weiss Head of Unit Centre for Social Innovatiopn (ZSI) Vienna Austria
Janine Lückgen PhD student University Hospital Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Joachim Mertz Project Manager K&S GmbH Projektmanagement Munich Germany
Bruzek christian eric Project director Nexans Lens France
Dorothea Sturn Senior Researcher Centre for Social Innovation Vienna Austria
Xavier CHAUD Senior Research Engineer LNCMI / CNRS / Université Grenoble Alpes Grenoble France
Martin Felix Gajdusek Senior Researcher Centre for Social Innovation - ZSI Vienna Austriy
Alvar Sanchez Professor of Applied Physics Univetsitat Autonoma de Barcelona Bellaterra Catalonia, Spain
Valtteri Lahtinen Post-doctoral researcher Aalto University Espoo Finland
Margit Hofer Researcher ZSI Vienna Austria
Anke Metzger HR Specialist HPI Hamburg Germany
Wolfgang Haider Project coordinator and Researcher ZSI- Centre for Social Innovation Vienna Austria
Elke Dall Researcher and Project manager Centre for Social Innovation Vienna Austria
Nasim Heshmati Researcher Uni Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Rossi Carolina Mendez Cordero Sales Manager Demaco Holland bv Noord Scharwoude The Netherlands
Elaheh Nosratirad Teaching Assistant Leuphana Universität Lüneburg Lüneburg Germany
Vladimir Cambel Director Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of sciences Bratislava Slovakia
Rafael Sánchez Rodrigo Senior researcher Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Madrid Spain
Andrew Ringsmuth Postdoc Complexity Science Hub Vienna Vienna Austria
Antoine Deblais Postdoc position University of Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands
Nita DRAGOE Professor Université Paris-Saclay Orsay France
Bernhard Frick research scientist Institut Max von Laue - Paul Langevin Grenoble France
Sanneke Stigter Assistant Professor Conservation and Restoration University of Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands
Xaver Daniel Hergenröther Research Manager University of Graz Graz Austria
Rafael Barranco-Droege, Dr. Researcher University of Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Thomas Carraro Professor Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg Germany
Katharina Kubatzky Professor Uni Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Angela Calderon Villarino lecturer University Heidelberg Germany
Antti Väihkönen Vice Director, Research Coordinator Helsinki Institute of Physics, University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland
Michael Phillips Senior Lecturer Karl Franzens University Graz Austria
Stephanie Zeuch PhD Student Heidelberg University Heidelberg germany
Bjarne Friedrichs PhD student Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
HE Feng Ph.D. Candidate Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Michal Wrochna Professor Cergy Paris Université Cergy-Pontoise France
Tijana Lujic Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Rafal Matuszewski Assistant Professor University of Salzburg Salzburg Austria
Dr. Dimtrios Rompotis Laser Scientist European XFEL GmbH Hamburg Germany