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News article19 January 2022European Research Executive Agency1 min read

€60.5 million available to reform and enhance the European research and innovation system

A new call for proposals to fund projects that can reform and enhance the European research and innovation system is open until 20  April 2022.

ERA calls 2022

The call makes available €60.5 million to finance projects under 15 topics that will contribute to enhance:

  • Support to policy makers
  • Collaboration between national and R&I programmes and ecosystem actors
  • Knowledge production, circulation and uptake of R&I results
  • Responsible research and innovation
  • Open access to research results
  • Institutional transformations of higher education institutions
  • Researchers’ careers
  • Ethics and integrity in research and innovation
  • Science education
  • Science communication
  • Gender equality in research

Potential applicants are invited to watch the recordings of the European Research Area and Widening Info Day to get familiar with the different call topics.

The applications will be evaluated by independent experts selected by the European Research Executive Agency, on behalf of the European Commission. Evaluation results should be available in the third quarter of 2022. Successful project proposals will be invited to sign a grant agreement and start in the fourth quarter of 2022.


Publication date
19 January 2022
European Research Executive Agency