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News article3 December 2021European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency2 min read

Horizon Europe: EUR 1.21 billion of funding available for Climate, Energy, and Mobility R&I projects

Horizon Europe new calls

The European Commission has launched new calls for projects under Horizon Europe's Work Programme for 2021-2022.

EU funding of EUR 1.21 billion in total is now available for Climate, Energy and Mobility topics.

The projects will be selected for funding either in a single-stage or a two-stage evaluation. See the below table for more details about the calls, deadlines, and evaluation stages:

Call Ref

Topic (Number)

Type of action

Budget available
(€ million)


HORIZON-CL5-2022-D1-02 Climate (5) HORIZON-RIA 87 10/02/2022
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D1-01-two-stage Climate (3) HORIZON-RIA 51



HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-03 Energy (16) HORIZON-IA
280 23/02/2022
HORIZON-CL5-2021-D4-02 Energy (3) HORIZON-CSA
38 25/01/2022
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-01 Energy (15) HORIZON-IA
381 26/04/2022
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D6-01 Mobility (8) HORIZON-IA
122 12/01/2022
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D5-01 Mobility (14)



253 26/04/2022








Horizon Europe is the new EU framework programme for research and innovation which succeeds Horizon 2020. Under Horizon Europe, Energy, Climate Action, and Mobility research actions are grouped into Cluster 5.

The overarching driver for this cluster is to accelerate the twin green and digital transitions and associated transformation of our economy, industry and society with a view to achieving climate neutrality in Europe by 2050.

The EU Commission adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. 

How to apply?

Funding opportunities under Horizon Europe are set out in the multiannual Climate, Energy and Mobility work programme.

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.

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

The Funding & Tenders Portal FAQ – find the answers to most frequently asked questions on submission of proposals, evaluation and grant management.

For specific questions related to Horizon Europe, please 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 the individual call page.

The submitted proposals are evaluated by independent experts drawn from the European Commission's database of external evaluators. Applicants will receive the evaluation results at the latest five months after the submission deadline. Grant agreements will be signed with the successful applicants within eight months after the submission deadline.

Horizon Europe Info Days 2021

The first edition of the Horizon Europe Info Days took place online from 28 June until 9 July 2021.

Cluster 5 - Climate, Energy, and Mobility's Info Days aired on 5-6 July 2021. You can watch all sessions here.

Stay tuned for the Horizon Europe Info Days 2022 !