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The European Commission has published calls for proposals in frame of Horizon 2020. We have selected the most relevant topics of the LifeSciences Sector for you.

(subject to changes)

Open calls in the Horizon Europe programme (status: August 2022):

Horizon Europe 
Health - Cluster 1
We expect the new calls for 2023 and 2024 to be published by the end of 2022.
Digital, Industry and Space - Cluster 4
CSA = Coordination and Support Actions (100% funding rate)
IA = Innovative Action (70% funding rate)
mHealth = mobile health
PcoA = Programme Co-fund Action
PCP = Pre-Commercial Procurement
PPIS = Public procurement of innovative solutions
RIA = Research and Innovation Actions (100% funding rate)
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project
[in Mio €]
Funding rate Call-budget
[in Mio €]
Process [stages]
Destination: World leading data and computing technologies 2021
Digital and emerging technologies for competetiveness and fit for the Green Deal
HORIZON-CL4-2022-DIGITAL-EMERGING-02-19 16.11.2022 2D materials-based devices and systems for biomedical applications 6 RIA 6 1
Climate, Energy, Mobility - Cluster 5
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project
[in mio. €]
Funding rate Call budget
[in mio €]
HORIZON EUROPE 2021-2022 – Climate, Energy and Mobility
Destination: Climate sciences and responses for the transformation towards climate neutrality
Sustainable, secure and competitive energy supply
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-08 27.10.2022 Demonstration of complete value chains for advanced biofuel and non-biological renewable fuel production 10 IA 20 1
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-03-02 10.1.2023 Best international practice for scaling up sustainable biofuels 3 RIA 9 1
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-03-03 10.1.2023 Efficient and circular artificial photosynthesis 3-5 RIA 10 1
HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-03-06 10.1.2023 Efficient and low-emission technologies for industrial use of combustion and gasification systems from low-value biogenic residues and wastes<7a> 3-5 RIA 10 1
Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment - Cluster 6
Currently, no opportunities
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project
[in Mio €]
Funding rate Call-budget
[in Mio €]
Process [stages]
European Innovation Council (EIC)

main proposal:
several dates in 2023
EIC Accelerator 2022 Open
EIC Accelerator Challenge "Technologies for open Strategic Autonomy"
EIC Accelerator Challenge "Technologies for 'Fit for 55'"
max. 2,5 Mio grant + 0.5-15 Mio investment 70% Open: 630,9
Challenges: 536,9
Mid to long term and systems integrated energy storage
Towards the Healthcare Continuum: technologies to support a radical shift from episodic to continuous healthcare
DNA-based digital data storage
Alternative approaches to Quantum Information Processing, Communication, and Sensing
4 100% 167 1
28.09.2022 EIC Transition Open
EIC Transition Challenge: Green digital devices for the future
EIC Transition Challenge: Process and system integration of clean energy technologies
EIC Transition Challenge: RNA based therapies and diagnostics for complex or rare genetic diseases
~2,5 100% Open: 70,9
Challenges: 60,5
HORIZON-EIE-2022-SCALEUP-02-02 04.10.2022 Women TechEU: Elevating the scalability potential of European business 0,75 100% 5 1
European Research Council
ERC-2022-POC2 29.08.2022 ERC proof of concept grants 2 0,15 100% 25 1
ERC-2023-STG 25.10.2022 ERC starting grants 2,5 100% 628 1
ERC-2023-SyG 08.11.2022 ERC synergy grants 14 100% 300 1
tba 02.02.2023 ERC consolidator grants 3 100% 595 1
tba 23.05.2022 ERC advanced grants 3,5 100% 597 1
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Doctoral Networks
HORIZON-MSCA-2022-DN-01 - MSCA Doctoral Networks 2022 15.11.2022 HORIZON-TMA-MSCA-DN HORIZON TMA MSCA Doctoral Networks
HORIZON-TMA-MSCA-DN-ID HORIZON TMA MSCA Doctoral Networks - Industrial Doctorates
HORIZON-TMA-MSCA-DN-JD HORIZON TMA MSCA Doctoral Networks - Joint Doctorates
- 100% 427
Horizon Europe/ Horizon 2020/ FP7
HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-ACCESS-07-01 10.11.2022 Hop on facility (Additional partner from Widening Country) pending        - 40 (for 2 Calls) 1
consecutively until June 2024 Dissemination & Exploitation Booster for FP7/H2020/ and Horizon Europe-Projects (coaching, consultance) - - - 1
Innovative Health Initiative (IHI JU) 
Call-ID Deadline Topic in-kind contribution
Funding rate IHI-budget per project
[in Mio €]
Process [stages]
IHI call 1
HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-01-01 20.09.2022 Topic 1: An innovative decision-support system for improved care pathways for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and comorbidities 45 RIA 5-7 1
HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-01-02 20.09.2022 Topic 2: Next generation imaging and image-guided diagnosis and therapy for cancer 45 RIA 10-20 1
HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-01-03 20.09.2022 Topic 3: Personalised oncology: innovative people centred, multi-modal therapies against cancer 45 RIA 10-20 1
HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-01-04 20.09.2022 Topic 4: Access and integration of heterogeneous health data for improved healthcare in disease areas of high unmet public health need 45 RIA 20 1
IHI call 2
HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-02-01 1st stage: 20.09.2022
2nd stage: 28.02.2023
Topic 1: Cardiovascular diseases - improved prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring 45 RIA 11,2 2
HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-02-02 1st stage: 20.09.2022
2nd stage: 28.02.2023
Topic 2: Setting up a harmonised methodology to promote uptake of early feasibility studies for clinical and innovation excellence in the European Union 45 RIA 10,7 2
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project
[in mio. €]
Funding rate Call budget
[in mio €]
EU4H-2021-PJ-20 18.08.2022 Action grant to support a HERA laboratory network 25 60-80% 25 1
Mission Cancer 
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project
[in Mio €]
Funding rate Call-budget
[in Mio €]
Process [stages]
HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-01 07.09.2022 Improving and upscaling primary prevention of cancer through implementation research 3-8 RIA 50 1
HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-02 07.09.2022 Strengthening research capacities of Comprehensive Cancer Infrastructures 10 CSA 10 1
HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-03 07.09.2022 Pragmatic clinical trials to optimise treatments for patients with refractory cancers 4-6 RIA 60 1
HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-04 07.09.2022 Towards the creation of a European Cancer Patient Digital Centre 3 CSA 3 1
HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-05 07.09.2022 Establishing of national cancer mission hubs and creation of network to support the Mission on Cancer 3 CSA 3 1
Other internationale programmes 
Funding Organisation / Programme
Title / Topic Deadline
European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases Networking Support Scheme (NSS) for rare diseases 01.09.2022
Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-IAFlag-02 Alternative sources for high added value food and/or feed ingredients 22.09.2022
Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-R-04 Proteins from alternative and unconventional sources 22.09.2022
ERA-NET Cofund ICT-AGRI-FOOD TOPIC 1 – Agri-food systems enabled by interconnected digital technologies that are more transparent to consumers, farmers and other stakeholders along the agri-food value chain 26.09.2022
ERA-NET Cofund ICT-AGRI-FOOD TOPIC 2 – Identify, address and remove barriers for adoption of ICT technologies in the agri- food systems 26.09.2022
ERA-NET Cofund ICT-AGRI-FOOD TOPIC 3 – Development and impact estimation (if applicable: evaluation) of data-driven reward and incentive systems to support sustainable and resilient farm management practices 26.09.2022
ODIN Open call for a highly interoperable platform for widespread use of digital services in smart hospital contexts 29.09.2022
LIFE (EU) LIFE-2022-SAP-ENV-ENVIRONMENT — Circular Economy, resources from Waste, Air, Warer, Soil, Noise, Chemicals, Bauhaus 04.10.2022
LIFE (EU) LIFE-2022-SAP-CLIMA-CCM - Climate Change Mitigation 04.10.2022
LIFE (EU) LIFE-2022-SAP-CLIMA-CCA - Climate Change Adaptation 04.10.2022
European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases Networking Support Scheme (NSS) for rare diseases 01.12.2022
Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) RNA vaccine platform technologies and vaccine library development against emerging and select endemic infectious diseases: Focus area 2 - novel RNA platform technologies 31.12.2022
Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) Innovative technologies to improve vaccine thermostability Several reviews until 31.12.2022