The new Horizon Europe Call is now open

The new Horizon Europe Call is now open

With a commitment to advancing innovation in the European space sector, EUSPA continues to pave the way for the development of space downstream applications. By launching the third EUSPA call under Horizon Europe, EUSPA champions market development within the EU space downstream sector and fosters the adoption of space-based solutions. This initiative falls under Cluster 4 of the Horizon Europe Work Programme, dedicated to Digital, Industry, and Space, and promises fresh opportunities for innovation and growth.

The deadline for applications to the call is 14 February 2024.

This call features five compelling topics collectively aiming to advance space-based technologies and applications that address a range of critical challenges, from post-pandemic recovery to closing market gaps and enhancing security.

EGNSS – Transition towards a green, smart, and more secure post-pandemic society (Innovation Action) – 3.5 million EUR
EGNSS – Closing the gaps in mature, regulated, and long-lead markets (Innovation Action) – 8 million EUR
Copernicus-based applications for businesses and policy-making (Research and Innovation Action) – 7 million EUR
Designing space-based downstream applications with international partners (Research and Innovation Action) – 6 million EUR
EU GOVSATCOM for a safer and more secure EU (Innovation Action) – 10 million EUR

“The new Horizon Europe call represents a remarkable opportunity for collaboration between the European space downstream industry and users. It offers SMEs, large players, academia, and public actors the chance to pioneer space-based applications that will yield tangible benefits for EU citizens, industries, and society as a whole, addressing pressing challenges ahead” affirms EUSPA Executive Director Rodrigo da Costa. Details for the Call can be found here

We are looking forward to consortia which will drive cutting-edge solutions based on EU Space Programme components.

Learn more during the Space Downstream Innovation Day on 21 November 2023

EUSPA’s experts will provide in-depth insights into the current Horizon Europe call, highlighting the most relevant aspects and showcasing the results achieved. 

Other funding opportunities related to the Fundamental Elements Programme, and the CASSINI initiative will also be tackled.

Register here. Deadline for the mandatory registration is 16 November. 

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