Apply for funding from Horizon Europe

The first calls for proposals in the EU's new framework program for research and innovation have now opened. The main work program of Horizon Europe for the period 2021–2022 has a budget of a total of 14.7 billion euro. Information meetings about the funding opportunities are arranged this summer.

The European Commission's investments in Horizon Europe will help accelerate the green and digital transitions and will contribute to sustainable recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and to EU resilience against future crises. They will also be used to build efficient European innovation ecosystems and create world-class research infrastructures. Researchers and other actors in Europe can apply for support through calls, fellowships, training and various exchanges.

Read the pressrelease at the European Commission's website External link.

Info days this summer

In connection with the opening of the calls, the European Commission is arranging digital information meetings addressing 9 themes, each featuring a programme of exclusive discussions and hands-on sessions, dedicated to a different cluster or part of the new programme. The Horizon Europe info-days are aimed at potential applicants and others who are interested in learning more about the funding process within Horizon Europe.

28 June Research infrastructure External link.

29 & 30 June Cluster 4: Digital, industry & space External link.

30 June Civil security for society External link.

1 July Cluster 2: Culture, creativity & inclusive society External link.

1 July The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: what is new under Horizon Europe External link.

2 July Cluster 1: Health External link.

5 & 6 July Cluster 5: Climate, energy & mobility t External link.

7 & 8 July Cluster 6: Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture & environment External link.

9 July European Research Area (ERA) & Widening External link.

If you need partners for your collaborative project and find some of these Horizon Europe opportunities interesting, you can access the Horizon NCP Portal External link. for brokerage possibilities. There will be a brokerage session per info day.

National Contact Points can answer questions

The Swedish Research Council has National Contact Points (NCP) for various parts of the framework programme. They are responsible for informing about calls and events, and for answering questions relating to their respective areas of responsibility within Horizon Europe.




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