Association to Horizon 2020 is governed by Article 7 of the Horizon 2020 Regulation. Legal entities from Associated Countries can participate under the same conditions as legal entities from the Member States. Association to Horizon 2020 takes place through the conclusion of an International Agreement.
As of 29 April 2016, the following Easter Partnership countries are Associated to Horizon 2020:
|Country||Date of signing the Accession agreement||Date of entering into force|
|Moldova||1 July 2014||
1 January 2014
|Ukraine||20 March 2015||17 August 2015|
|Georgia||29 April 2016||1 January 2016|
|Armenia||19 May 2016||(once Armenia notifies the Commission that its internal procedures have been completed)|