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Resilient, inclusive, healthy and green rural, coastal and urban communities 

Under Horizon Europe, the European Commission funds research and innovation to foster the sustainable, balanced development of rural, coastal and urban areas.

Two different calls for proposals have been launched under Horizon Europe: 2022 calls (open for proposals submission) and 2021 calls (closed). Scroll down to see their details and status. 

2023 call for proposals

Horizon Europe 2023 call for proposals
Submit your proposal by 12 April 2023
6 topics
e.g. social inclusion in rural areas; territorial governance and rural-urban synergies; International benchmarking of rural and territorial policies
38,5 million
Overall indicative budget

HORIZON-CL6-2023-COMMUNITIES-01

  1. 6 December 2022
    Publication of the Horizon Europe work programme for 2023-2024
  2. 13-14 December 2022
    Info Days
  3. 19 December 2022
    Brokerage event
  4. 22 December 2022
    Launch of the call for proposals
  5. 12 April 2023
    Deadline for applicants to submit a proposal
  6. December 2023
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects
  7. As of January 2024
    Projects start

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

2022 call 

There are single-stage and two-stage calls open. For the single-stage call, applicants submit a final proposal by the first call deadline. For the two-stage calls, applicants submit a first draft by the first call deadline; and only the successful applicants are invited to submit a full proposal. Watch recordings from the Info Day.

2022 calls
Apply by 23 February 2022
7 topics
e.g. Labour conditions in farming, Women-led innovation in rural areas, Food sharing, Marine ecosystem service, Conservation and restoration
42 million
Overall indicative budget for the seven calls

HORIZON-CL6-2022-COMMUNITIES-01 single stage call

(Dates below are indicative)

  1. 25-27 October 2021
    Info Day and Brokerage
  2. 28 October 2021
    Launch of the calls for proposals
  3. 23 February 2022
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  4. June 2022
    Applicants are informed if their proposal has been selected (tbc)
  5. October 2022
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects
  6. November 2022
    Projects start

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

HORIZON-CL6-2022-COMMUNITIES-01 two-stage call

(Dates below are indicative)

  1. 25-27 October 2021
    Info Day and Brokerage
  2. 28 October 2021
    Launch of the calls for proposals
  3. 23 February 2022
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  4. June 2022
    Successful applicants are invited to submit a full proposal
  5. 6 September 2022
    Deadline to submit a full proposal
  6. December 2022
    Applicants are informed if their proposal has been selected
  7. 09 May 2023
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects
  8. June 2023
    Projects start

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

2021 call 

1st calls under Horizon Europe
Apply by 6 October 2021
7 destinations
Biodiversity, Farm-2-Fork, Circular economy and bioeconomy, Zero pollution, Climate, Healthy and green communities, and Governance
959 million
Overall indicative budget for the seven calls

HORIZON-CL6-2021 Calls 

(Dates below are indicative)

  1. 22 June 2021
    Launch of the calls for proposals
  2. 7-9 July 2021
    Info Day & Brokerage
  3. 06 October 2021
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  4. December 2021/January 2022
    Notification of applicants if their proposal has been selected (tbc)
  5. May/June 2022
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects (tbc)

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

Disclaimer 

The content of this page is for information purposes only. The relevant legal instruments and the text of the call shall take precedence over the information contained on this page. The European Commission and the European Research Executive Agency do not accept responsibility for any use made of the information contained therein.