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 25th April 2020





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

Signatures collected

Full NamePositionAffiliationCityCountry
Lydia Mehra Executive Assistant Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Andreas Just apl. Prof. Dr. University of Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Stefan Geibel University Professor Law Heidelberg Germay
Holger Fröning Professor Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Betina Faist academic staff member Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Prof. Dr. Ekkehart Reimer Dean, Law Faculty Universität Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Ana Oliveira Group leader University of Heidelberg Heidelberg Deutschland
Hausmann Professor University Heidelberg Germany
Kira Rehfeld Group leader Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Max Jungmann Executive Manager Heidelberg Center for the Environment Heidelberg Germany
Dr Nele Schneidereit Project Manager Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Tobias Just Administarive Director Marsilius Kolleg of Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Martin Baumann Head of the IT Service Unit "FIRE" Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Christiane Wiesenfeldt Professor of Musicology University Heidelberg Heidelberg Germany
Christian Kücherer Professor Reutlingen University Reutlingen Germany
Gudrun-Christine Schimpf Researcher Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Laura Flander University researcher University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland
Sara Student NOVA University of Lisbon Lisbon Portugal
Michael Heurich Assistant Professor University College Dublin Dublin Ireland
Jacob Sydnes Student NTNU Trondheim Norway
Dr. Jörg Kraus Research Department Seminarstr. 2, 69117 Heidelberg Germany
Marco Andolfi Manager NGO Work Berlin Deutschland
Ana Slavec Consulting statistician InnoRenew CoE Izola Slovenija
Jernej Tiran research fellow Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts Ljubljana Slovenija
Marko Petrič Full Professor University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Dept. of Wood Science & Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Slovenia
Atena-Bianca Solea PhD student University of Fribourg Fribourg Switzerland
Roland Pochet secretary general Belgian Brain Council Bruxelles Belgique
Amaya Peñalva-Arigita Clinical dietitian & associated lecturer Hospital Moisès Broggi % UB Barcelona Spain
David Gallardo-Pujol Secretary General European Association of Psychological Assessment Barcelona Spain
David Vogrinc PhD student University of Ljubljana, Faculty od Medicine Ljubljana Slovenia
Marion van Midden Young Researcher Jožef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia
Dino Manzoni PhD Department of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts Ljubljana Slovenia
Matic Grojzdek Assistant/PhD student/Young researcher University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Kamnik Slovenia
Lara Dular PhD student University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Ljubljana Slovenia
Andreja Benko Architect researcher Ljubljana Slovenia
Martin Ocepek Head R&D Synthetic Resins Helios TBLUS d.o.o. Domzale Slovenia
Aljaž Košmerlj Researcher Jožef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia
Danila Rijavec PhD student University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Public Administration Ljubljana Slovenia
Rok Zupančič Associate Professor University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences Ljubljana Slovenia
Matja Zalar Senior scientific officer CRUK Beatson Institute Glasgow UK
Matic Proj PhD student University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia
Saša Poljak Istenič research fellow ZRC SAZU Ljubljana Slovenia
Jaka Razinger Researcher Kmetijski inštitut Slovenije Ljubljana Slovenia
Sebastian Dahle Postdoc University of Ljubljana Ljubljana SLOVENIJA,SVN
Aljaž Gaber Assistant University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Ljubljana Slovenia
Miha Humar Vice dean University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty Ljubljana Slovenija
Tanja Šumrada PhD student University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty Ljubljana Slovenia
Boštjan Lesar assistant profesor Biotecnical faculty University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenija
Urban Senica PhD Student ETH Zurich Zürich Switzerland
Luka Šturm Researcher Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia
Bostjan Campa researcher Terapevtska pomoc Ljubljana Slovenija
Selestina Gorgieva Scientific associate University of Maribor Maribor Slovenija
Matej Radinja Researcher University of Ljubljana LJUBLJANA Slovenia
Damien DUFOUR PhD Student Clermont auvergne University Clermont-Fd France
Kyoko Shinozaki Prof. University of Salzburg Salzburg Austria
Antoni Brack emeritus Legal Aspects of Business Enterprise University of Twente Enschede The Netherlands
Monika Orechova PhD Student Vilnius University Vilnius Lithuania
Christoph Cyranski Project Manager LINQ management GmbH Berlin Germany
Tea Romih Research Assistant Professor National Institute of Chemistry Ljubljana Slovenia
Giancarlo Pepponi Head of R&D Fondazione Bruno Kessler - CMM - MNF Trento Trento
Alexandra Zakieva Doctoral candidate Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Jutta Mata Professor University of Mannheim Mannheim Germany
Swetlana Torno PhD Researcher Heidelberg University Heidelberg Germany
Frank Kupper Assistant professor Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands
Luka Kavčič PhD National Institute od Chemistry Ljubljana Slovenia
Alain Kaufmann Head of research unit University of Lausanne Lausannee Switerland
Rigas Arvanitis Senior researcher and Director of Ceped (IRD) Institut de Recherche pour le Développement Paris France
Marija Sola Spasic Project Manager University of Belgrade, School of electrical engineering Belgrade Serbia
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