Call for proposals 2021 - Developing and consolidating the European research infrastructures landscape, maintaining global leadership (2021) HORIZON-INFRA-2021-DEV-02 Open!

Objectives

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

  • Disruptive research and breakthrough science and innovation through cutting-edge, interconnected and sustainable Research Infrastructures;
  • Strengthened scientific excellence and performance and efficiency of the European Research Area, increasing its attractiveness to researchers from all over the world;
  • Coordinated research infrastructure capacity among countries and regions, also by exploiting possibilities given by the smart specialisation processes;
  • Reinforced R&I capacities enabling systemic changes needed for a truly transformative societal and economic recovery and a strengthened resilience of critical sectors, as outlined in the Recovery Plan;
  • Improved European response, in cooperation with international players, to emerging socio-economic and related scientific and technological challenges at global level.

Actions

This call covers the following topics:

  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-DEV-02-01: Preparatory phase of new ESFRI research infrastructure projects (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-INFRA-2021-DEV-02-02: Consolidation of the research infrastructure landscape – Individual support for ESFRI projects (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)

European community funding

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

  • 43,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 20 January 2022 - in 2 months (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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