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European Research Executive Agency

EU Missions Ocean & waters and Soil

Under Horizon Europe, the European Commission funds research and innovation in order to protect and restore soils in Europe and beyond. This funding is in line with the EU Mission A Soil Deal for Europe.

This call is implemented jointly by Mission “Restore our ocean and waters by 2030” and Mission "A Soil Deal for Europe" to ensure integrated approaches and explore synergies between these Missions. As such, activities under this joint call will address the objectives and impacts of these two Missions as stated in their respective introductory statements.

2023 Joint Call for Proposals
Submit your proposal by 20 September 2023.
1 topic
Nutrient pollution in the landscape-river-sea in the Mediterranean Sea basin
16 million
Overall indicative budget for this call


  1. 6 December 2022
    Publication of the Horizon Europe work programme for 2023-2024
  2. 17 January 2023
    Launch of the call for proposal
  3. 20 September 2023
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  4. December 2023
    Applicants are informed if their proposal has been selected (TBC)
  5. May 2024
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects
  6. As of June 2024
    Projects start

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


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