Funding opportunities

Consultation situation
Linda Piálek advising Prof. Dr. Athanasios Vafeidis (Coastal Risks and Sea-Level Rise Research Group).


Are you planning a research project at a EU or international level?

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Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020

The EU's ninth research framework program Horizon Europe runs from 2021 to 2027 and has a very similar basic structure to its predecessor Horizon 2020.

Horizon Europe structure

  1. Excellent Science
    1. European Research Council (ERC)
    2. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)
    3. Research Infrastructures (INFRA)
  2. Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness
    1. Cluster 1 Health
    2. Cluster 2 Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society
    3. Cluster 3 Civil Security for Society
    4. Cluster 4 Digital, Industry and Space
    5. Cluster 5 Climate, Energy and Mobility
    6. Cluster 6 Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment
    7. Non-nuclear direct actions of the Joint Research Centre
  3. Innovative Europe
    1. European Innovation Council (EIC) - NEW!!
    2. European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE)
    3. European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area (cross cutting section)


Horizon 2020 structure

The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 consists of three main pillars:

  1. Excellent Science
    1. European Research Council (ERC).pdf
    2. Food Security.pdf
    3. Transport.pdf
    4. Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA).pdf
    5. Fast Track to Innovation.pdf
    6. Research Infrastructures.pdf
  2. Industrial Leadership
    1. Leadership in Enabling Industrial Technologies (LEIT).pdf:
      1. ICT.pdf
      2. Nano, Materials, Biotechnology.pdf
      3. KETs, Space.pdf
    2. Fast Track to Innovation.pdf
    3. Research Infrastructures.pdf
  3. Societal Challenges
    1. Health and Well-being.pdf
    2. Food Security.pdf
    3. Energy.pdf
    4. Transport.pdf
    5. Climate Action.pdf
    6. Societies.pdf
    7. Security.pdf

And the cross cutting section

Other EU programmes

The EU supports science and research with a number of other programmes. Below you will find a selection:


Other international programs

The following databases provide information on other international funding programmes and calls for proposals: