Call for proposals 2021 - Support to Security Research and Innovation 2021 HORIZON-CL3-2021-SSRI-01 Open!


Proposals for topics under this Destination should set out a credible pathway to contributing to the following impacts:

  • A more effective and efficient evidence-based development of EU civil security capabilities built on a stronger, more systematic and analysis-intensive security research and innovation cycle;
  • Increased industrialisation, commercialisation, adoption and deployment of successful outcomes of security research reinforces the competitiveness and resilience of EU security technology and industrial base and safeguards the security of supply of EU-products in critical security areas;
  • R&I-enabled knowledge and value in cross-cutting matters reduces sector specific bias and breaks thematic silos that impede the proliferation of common security solutions.


This call covers the following topics:

  • HORIZON-CL3-2021-SSRI-01-01: A maturity assessment framework for security technologies (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-CL3-2021-SSRI-01-02: Knowledge Networks for Security Research & Innovation (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-CL3-2021-SSRI-01-03: National Contact Points (NCPs) in the field of security and cybersecurity (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-CL3-2021-SSRI-01-04: Demand-led innovation for situation awareness in civil protection (HORIZON-PCP - HORIZON Pre-commercial Procurement)
  • HORIZON-CL3-2021-SSRI-01-05: Security research technologies driven by active civil society engagement: transdisciplinary methods for societal impact assessment and impact creation (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 16,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 November 2021 - in 29 days (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Program (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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