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News article7 December 2023European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency2 min read

Horizon Europe: Over €310 million available to fund new energy and mobility research projects

The European Commission has launched new calls for projects under Horizon Europe's Work Programme for 2023-2024 Cluster 5 – which groups together topics on Climate Action, Energy and Mobility.  

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A total of €310.05 million in EU funding is available under these calls with a deadline for application of 18 April 2024. The calls cover the following subject areas or 'destinations':

Cross-sectoral solutions for the climate transition (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-01)

Efficient, sustainable and inclusive energy use (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-01)

Clean and competitive solutions for all transport modes (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D5-01)

See the table below for more details about the calls and where to apply:

Call referenceNo. of topicsType of actionBudget available (€ million)Deadline
HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-015HORIZON IA; HORIZON RIA7218.04.2024
HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-013HORIZON IA3618.04.2024
TOTAL  310.05 


Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a total budget of €95.5 billion. 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 contributing to the EU reaching its climate goals, and increasing energy resilience.

How to apply?

Funding opportunities under Horizon Europe are set out in the multiannual Climate, Energy and Mobility work programme. The work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2023-2024 was adopted by the European Commission in December 2022. 

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.