Call for proposals 2021 - Research infrastructure services to support health research, accelerate the green and digital transformation, and advance frontier knowledge (2021) HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01 Closed!


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

  • Reinforced research infrastructures capacity to provide at scale and across the EU services to support excellent research to address societal challenges, and Horizon Europe missions and partnerships’ objectives;
  • Enhanced and increased society’s long-term and consistent problem-solving capacity and evidence-based policy making in areas linked to health, and the green and digital transition, including a better understanding of socio-economic implications, through the provision of innovative, customised and efficient RI services;
  • New discoveries and knowledge breakthroughs enabled by access provision to the best and in some cases unique state-of-the-art RIs;
  • A new generation of researchers trained to optimally exploit all the essential and advanced tools for their research;
  • Cross-fertilisation and a wider sharing of knowledge and technologies across disciplines and between academia and industry and businesses.


This call covers the following topics:

  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-01: Research infrastructures services to support research addressing cancer (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-02: Research infrastructures services for a sustainable and resilient agriculture and agro-ecological transitions (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-03: Research infrastructures services for responding to climate-related risks on the environment (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-04: Research infrastructures services enabling the development of materials for a circular economy (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-05: Research infrastructures services for sustainable and inclusive Global Value Chain and Europe recovery from socio-economic crises (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-06: Enabling research infrastructure services for better use of imaging data to address challenges in thematic research areas (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-SERV-01-07: Research infrastructures services advancing frontier knowledge (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)

European community funding

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

  • 122,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 September 2021 - one month ago (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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