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News article22 June 20212 min read

Calls for EU Missions now open for submissions

HE Missions Calls

Three Mission Area actions under the Horizon Europe Missions work programme are now open for application. 

The actions relate to the adaptation to climate change; healthy oceans, seas and waters; and climate neutral and smart cities mission areas.

A horizontal call addresses the coordination of complementary actions for missions.

The projects will be selected for funding in a single-stage evaluation. The deadline to submit a proposal is 14 September 2021 at 17:00.

The topics for application are:

Horizon Europe is the new EU framework programme for research and innovation which succeeds Horizon 2020. Within the clusters of pillar II, it will incorporate research and innovation missions to increase the effectiveness of funding by pursuing clearly defined targets with a concrete impact on citizen’s daily lives.

EU missions are an integral part of the Horizon Europe framework programme. Each mission will operate as a portfolio of actions and will contribute to the goals of the European Green Deal, Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan as well as the Sustainable Development Goals.

How to apply?

All funding information and details on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

The Online Manual is your guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.

The Horizon Europe Programme Guide contains the detailed guidance to the structure, budget and political priorities of Horizon Europe.

Find the answers to most frequently asked questions on submission of proposals, evaluation and grant management via the Funding & Tenders Portal FAQ 

For questions about any aspect of European research in general and the EU Research Framework Programmes in particular contact the Research Enquiry Service.

What are the requirements for applying?

The requirements for submitting a project proposal are detailed in the relevant documents published on individual call page.

The submitted proposals are evaluated by independent experts drawn from the European Commission's database of external evaluators. 


Publication date
22 June 2021