Call for proposals 2021 - European Research Area HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01 Open!

Objectives

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

  • Reform and Enhance the EU R&I system
  • Prioritisation of investments and reforms, realisation of the recovery and the twin transitions
  • Improved access to excellence
  • Greater quality of the scientific production and stronger translation of R&I results into the economy
  • Deepen the ERA
  • Coordinated national and regional R&I programmes by pooling national resources and contributing to the alignment of national research and innovation policies
  • Improved knowledge for policy making about the networking patterns of research support staff and research management
  • Synergies between research & innovation and higher education policies and programmes
  • Modernised higher education sector, benefitting from targeted transformations in higher education, research, and innovation
  • Increased number of interconnected knowledge ecosystems, strong in knowledge creation, circulation and use
  • Researchers benefit from attractive careers
  • Inclusive gender equality is promoted in the European research and innovation system
  • A more open and inclusive research and innovation system
  • Increased capacity in the EU R&I system to conduct open science and to set it as a modus operandi of modern science
  • Increased engagement of citizens with research and innovation
  • Increased alignment of strategic research with society needs, expectations and values
  • Identified synergies between second and third level education, and between education and business;
  • Increased trust in science and R&I outcomes, and greater two-way communication between science and society
  • Knowledge and a highly skilled workforce circulate freely
  • Improved capacities within the EU R&I system to conduct open science
  • A more open and inclusive research and innovation system

Actions

This call covers the following topics:

  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-09: Support for policy makers – Programme level collaboration between national R&I programmes (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-20: Towards a Europe-wide training and networking scheme for research managers (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-30: Implementation of a new macro-economic modelling concept (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-32: Standardisation Booster for fostering exploitation of FP-funded research results (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-33: R&I intensive IP management: Scenarios for the future (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-40: Modelling and quantifying the impacts of open science practice (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-41: Global cooperation on FAIR data policy and practice (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-43: Capacity-building for institutional open access publishing across Europe (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-44: Societal trust in science, research and innovation (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-45: Support to changes in the assessment of research and researchers to reward the practice of open science (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-50: Protection of Higher Education Institutions and research organisations against conventional and non-conventional threats (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-60: A capacity-building and brokering network to make citizen science an integral part of the European Research Area (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-61: Supporting and giving recognition to citizen science in the European Research Area (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-70: Developing a STE(A)M roadmap for Science Education in Horizon Europe (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-80: Centre of excellence on inclusive gender equality in Research & Innovation (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-81: Policy coordination to advance the implementation of the ERA gender equality and inclusiveness objectives within Member States (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-90: The challenges of research ethics and integrity in response to crisis: the coronavirus pandemic and beyond (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-91: Ensuring reliability and trust in quality of Research Ethics expertise in the context of new/emerging technologies (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)

European community funding

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

  • 61,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 September 2021 - 14 hours 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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