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European Research Executive Agency

Effective Management of EU External Borders

Under Horizon Europe, this destination’s expected impact is to ensure that legitimate passengers and shipments travel more easily into the EU, while illicit trades, trafficking, piracy, terrorist and other criminal acts are prevented, due to improved air, land and sea border management and maritime security.

Border Management 2023
Next call for proposals opens in 2023
4 topics
Border Surveillance, Beyond Biometrics, Supply Chains, Interoperability of Systems
23.9 million
Indicative budget for this call

Border Management 2023

  1. 6 December 2022
    Publication of the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023 – 2024
  2. 27 June 2023
    Info Days
  3. 28 June 2023
    Brokerage Event
  4. 23 November 2023
    Deadline for applicants to submit a proposal
  5. 2024
    Applicants informed if their proposal has been selected (dates TBC)
  6. 2024
    Grant agreement signature for successful project (dates TBC)
  7. 2024
    Project start research (dates TBC)

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


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