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European Research Executive Agency
News article11 October 20211 min read

Horizon Europe Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society: 378 project proposals submitted

The European Research Executive Agency (REA) received a total of 378 project proposals by the call deadline, on 7 October 2021.

Culture call 2021

The Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society programme, handled by REA, makes €158 million available to fund research and innovation projects for social, economic, technological and cultural transformations towards healthier democracies, where cultural values are protected. The table below shows the number of project proposals received per destination.

Destination Budget available Proposals submitted
Democracy and governance 49.5 EUR million 68
European cultural heritage and the creative industries 51.5 EUR million 179
Social and economic transformations 57 EUR million 131

Projects will be assessed with the support of external independent evaluators drawn from the European Commission database of experts.

Evaluations are expected to start in October 2021 and the selection results will be known in February 2022. REA will sign grant agreements with all successful applicants by May 2022.


Publication date
11 October 2021