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Over €1 billion requested in Horizon Europe security research funding

For the first Horizon Europe security research calls, the European Research Executive Agency (REA) received 230 proposals by the deadline on the 23rd of November. The total requested funding was over € 1 billion.

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In total, € 216 million is available across six calls for projects working on a wide range of security challenges. From security for smart and safe cities and public spaces;  novel concepts for the management of pandemic crises; new methods to prevent, investigate and mitigate the spreading of disinformation; security on-board passenger ships to digital security, privacy and personal data protection in healthcare.



Submitted proposals

Requested funding

Available funding

Better protect the EU and its Citizens against Crime & Terrorism


 € 380.911.554

 € 56 million

Effective management of EU external borders


 € 147.240.890

 € 30.5 million

Resilient Infrastructure


 € 171.572.027

 € 20 million

A Disaster Resilient Society for Europe


 € 332.267.088

 € 26 million

Strengthened Security Research and Innovation (SSRI)


€ 25.121.194

 € 16 million




 € 216 million

Projects will be selected for funding with the support of external independent evaluators drawn from the European Commission's experts database. Evaluations are expected to start on the 13th of December 2021, and the selection results will be published by mid-April 2022 at the latest. REA will sign grant agreements with the successful applicants in July 2022.


Would you like to become an evaluator of security research proposals?

The European Commission is looking to expand the experts database through a call for experts covering a very broad range of fields. If you fit the profile and would like to be considered for evaluations, please sign up in the Funding and Tender opportunities portal and detail your expertise and professional experience.


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2021. november 24.
Európai Kutatási Végrehajtó Ügynökség