Horizon 2020 Services

Solutions to HORIZON 2020 Challenges

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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 2020 program (status: September 25th, 2020):

Health (SC1) 
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project [in Mio €] Funding rate Call-budget [in Mio €] Process [stages]
H2020 – SC1-2020: No open calls available at the moment
Food, Agriculture 
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project [in Mio €] Funding rate Call-budget [in Mio €] Process [stages]
H2020 – SC2-2020: No open calls available at the moment
LEIT 
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project [in Mio €] Funding rate Call-budget [in Mio €] Process [stages]
H2020-LEIT (NMBP/ICT/NGI): no open calls available at the moment
Miscellaneous 
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project [in Mio €] Funding rate Call-budget [in Mio €] Process [stages]
No open calls at the moment
Bio-Based-Industries 


Operating under Horizon 2020, the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium.

Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project [in Mio €] Funding rate Call-budget [in Mio €] Process [stages]
No open calls at the moment
Green deal 
Call-ID Deadline Topic Funding per project [in Mio €] Funding rate Call-budget [in Mio €] Process [stages]
Area 1: Increasing Climate Ambition: Cross sectoral challenges
LC-GD-1-1-2020 26.1.2021 Preventing and fighting extreme wildfires with the integration and demonstration of innovative means
1.Subtopic 1 (Innovation Actions)
2. Subtopic 2 (Coordination and Support Action)

15-20
2-3

IA
CSA

72
3
1
LC-GD-1-2-2020 26.1.2021 Towards Climate-Neutral and Socially Innovative Cities 0.5-1.5 RIA 53 1
LC-GD-1-3-2020 26.1.2021 Climate-resilient Innovation Packages for EU regions
1.Innovation Packages for transformational adaptation of European regions and communities
2. Support the design, testing and upscale of Innovation Packages

10-15
3

IA
CSA

42
3
1
Area 2: Clean, affordable and secure energy
LC-GD-2-1-2020 26.1.2021 Innovative land-based and offshore renewable energy technologies and their integration into the energy system
Suptopic 1, Development of land-based renewable energy technologies and their integration into the energy system
Suptopic 2, Demonstration of innovative technologies to enable future large scale deployment of offshore renewable energy



3-6

20-35


RIA

IA


18

68
1
LC-GC-2-2-2020 26.1.2021 Develop and demonstrate a 100 MW electrolyser upscaling the link between renewable and commercial / industrial applications 25-30 IA 60 1
Area 3: Industry for a clean and circular economy
LC-GD-3-1-2020 26.1.2021 Closing the industrial carbon cycle to combat climate change - Industrial feasibility of catalytic routes for sustainable alternatives to fossil rescources 40 IA 80 1
LC-GC-3-2-2020 26.1.2021 Demonstration of systemic solutions for the territorial deployment of the circular economy 10-20 IA 60 1
Area 4: Energy and resource efficient buildings
LC-GD-4-1-2020 26.1.2021 Building and renovating in an energy and resource efficient way 10-20 IA 60 1
Area 5: Sustainable and smart mobility
LC-GD-5-1-2020 26.1.2021 Green airports and ports as multimodal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility
Area A: Green Airports

Area B: Green Ports
15-25 IA 100 1
Area 6: Farm to Fork
LC-GD-6-1-2020 26.1.2021 Testing and demonstrating systemic innovations in support of the Farm-to-Fork-Strategy

Subtopic A: Achieving climate neutral farms by reducing GHG emissions and by increasing farm-based carbon sequestration and storage

Subtopic B: Achieving climate neutral food businesses by mitigating climate change, reducing energy use and increasing energy efficiency in processing, distribution, conservation and preparation of food

Subtopic C: Reducing the dependence on hazardous pesticides; reducing the losses of nutrients from fertilisers, towards zero pollution of water, soil and air and ultimately fertiliser use

Subtopic D: Reducing the dependence on the use of antimicrobials in animal production and in aquaculture

Subtopic E: Reducing food losses and waste at every stage of the food chain including consumption, while also avoiding unsustainable packaging

Subtopic F: Shifting to sustainable healthy diets, sourced from land, inland water and sea, and accessible to all EU citizens, including the most deprived and vulnerable group
6-12 each subtopic
IA 74 1
Area 7: Biodiversity and ecosystem services
LC-GD-7-1-2020 26.1.2021 Restoring biodiversity and ecosystem services 16-25 IA 80 1
Area 8: Zero-pollution, toxic for free environement
LC-GD-8-1-2020 26.1.2021 Innovative, systemic zero-pollution solutions to protect health, environment and natural resources from persistent and mobile chemicals 8-12 RIA 40 1
LC-GD-8-2-2020 26.1.2021 Fostering regulatory science to address combined exposures to industrial chemicals and pharmaceuticals: from science to evidence-based policies 4-6 RIA 20 1
Area 9: Strengthening our knowledge in support of the European Green Deal
LC-GD-9-1-2020 26.1.2021 European Research Infrastructures capacities and services to address European Green Deal challenges 8 RIA 28 1
LC-GD-9-2-2020 26.1.2021 Developing end-user products and services for all stakeholders and citizens supporting climate adaptation and mitigation 3-5 RIA 25 1
LC-GD-9-3-2020 26.1.2021 Transparent & Accessible Seas and Oceans: Towards a Digital Twin of the Ocean 12 IA 12 1
Area 10: Empowering citizens for the transition towards a climate neutral, sustainable Europe
LC-GD-10-1-2020 26.1.2021 European capacities for citizen deliberation and participation for the Green Deal 3-5 RIA 10 1
LC-GD-10-2-2020 26.1.2021 Behavioural, social and cultural change for the Green Deal 3-5 RIA 10 1
LC-GD-10-3-2020 26.1.2021 Enabling citizens to act on climate change, for sustainable development and environmental protection through education, citizen science, observation initiatives, and civic engagement

Subtopic 1: Enabling citizens to act on climate change and for sustainable development through education

Subtopic 2: Enabling citizens to act on climate change and for sustainable development through better monitoring and observing of the environment and their environmental impacts



3-5

3-5
IA