Societal Challenges

Open and forthcoming calls with deadline in 2018

The societal challenges in Horizon 2020 reflect European policy priorities addressing major concerns shared by citizens in Europe and elsewhere. A challenge-based multidisciplinary approach will bring together resources and knowledge across different fields, technologies and disciplines, including social sciences and the humanities.

1. Health, demographic change and wellbeing

- SC1-BHC-25-2019: Demonstration pilots for implementation of personalised medicine in healthcare
- SC1-BHC-22-2019: Mental health in the workplace
- SC1-BHC-19-2019: Implementation research for maternal and child health
- SC1-BHC-14-2019: Stratified host-directed approaches to improve prevention, treatment and/or cure of infectious diseases
- SC1-BHC-02-2019: Systems approaches for the discovery of combinatorial therapies for complex disorders
SC1-BHC-01-2019: Understanding causative mechanisms in co- and multimorbidities

- SC1-DTH-10-2019-2020: Digital health and care services

- DT-TDS-01-2019: Smart and healthy living at home

2. Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy

Currently no calls with a deadline in 2018

3. Secure, clean and efficient energy

- LC-SC3-EE-9-2018-2019: Innovative financing for energy efficiency investments
- LC-SC3-EE-8-2018-2019: Capacity building programmes to support implementation of energy audits
- LC-SC3-EE-6-2018-2019-2020: Business case for industrial waste heat/cold recovery
- LC-SC3-EE-5-2018-2019-2020: Next-generation of Energy Performance Assessment and Certification
- LC-SC3-EE-2-2018-2019: Integrated home renovation services
- LC-SC3-EE-16-2018-2019-2020: Supporting public authorities to implement the Energy Union
- LC-SC3-EE-15-2018: New energy label driving and boosting innovation in products energy efficiency
- LC-SC3-EE-14-2018-2019-2020: Socio-economic research conceptualising and modelling energy efficiency and energy demand
- LC-SC3-EE-13-2018-2019-2020: Enabling next-generation of smart energy services valorising energy efficiency and flexibility at demand-side as energy resource
- LC-SC3-EE-11-2018-2019-2020: Aggregation - Project Development Assistance
- LC-SC3-EE-10-2018-2019-2020: Mainstreaming energy efficiency finance
- LC-SC3-EE-1-2018-2019-2020: Decarbonisation of the EU building stock: innovative approaches and affordable solutions changing the market for buildings renovation
- LC-SC3-EC-2-2018-2019-2020: Mitigating household energy poverty
- LC-SC3-EC-1-2018-2019-2020: The role of consumers in changing the market through informed decision and collective actions

  • Deadline: 6 September 2018

- LC-SC3-NZE-3-2018: Strategic planning for CCUS development
- LC-SC3-NZE-1-2018: Advanced CO2 capture technologies
- LC-SC3-CC-6-2018: Transition in coal intensive regions
- LC-SC3-CC-5-2018: Research, innovation and educational capacities for energy transition    Forthcoming
- LC-SC3-CC-2-2018: Modelling in support to the transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System in Europe
- LC-SC3-CC-1-2018-2019-2020: Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) aspects of the Clean-Energy Transition
- CE-SC3-NZE-2-2018: Conversion of captured CO2

  • Deadline: 11 September 2018

- LC-SC3-JA-2-2018: Support to the realisation of the Implementation Plans of the SET Plan
- LC-SC3-JA-1-2018: Joint programming actions to foster innovative energy solutions

  • Deadline: 16 October 2018 (Stage 1)

- LC-SC3-RES-14-2019: Optimising manufacturing and system operation
- LC-SC3-RES-1-2019-2020: Developing the next generation of renewable energy technologies

  • Deadline: 12 December 2018

- LC-SC3-RES-8-2019: Combining Renewable Technologies for a Renewable District Heating and/or Cooling System
- LC-SC3-RES-28-2018-2019-2020: Market Uptake support
- LC-SC3-RES-24-2019: Boosting pre-commercial production of advanced aviation biofuels
- LC-SC3-RES-17-2019: Demonstration of solutions based on renewable sources that provide flexibility to the energy system

4. Smart, green and integrated transport

Currently no calls with a deadline in 2018

5. Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Currently no calls with a deadline in 2018

6. Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies

Currently no calls with a deadline in 2018

7. Secure societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens

- SU-DS05-2018-2019: Digital security, privacy, data protection and accountability in critical sectors
- SU-DS04-2018-2020: Cybersecurity in the Electrical Power and Energy System (EPES): an armour against cyber and privacy attacks and data breaches
- SU-DS01-2018: Cybersecurity preparedness - cyber range, simulation and economics

- SU-INFRA01-2018-2019-2020: Prevention, detection, response and mitigation of combined physical and cyber threats to critical infrastructure in Europe

- SU-GM03-2018-2019-2020: Pre-commercial procurements of innovative solutions to enhance security
- SU-GM02-2018-2020: Strategic pre-commercial procurements of innovative, advanced systems to support security
- SU-GM01-2018-2019-2020: Pan-European networks of practitioners and other actors in the field of security
- SU-FCT03-2018-2019-2020: Information and data stream management to fight against (cyber)crime and terrorism
- SU-FCT02-2018-2019-2020: Technologies to enhance the fight against crime and terrorism
- SU-FCT01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects to solve issues in fighting against crime and terrorism
- SU-DRS03-2018-2019-2020: Pre-normative research and demonstration for disaster-resilient societies
- SU-DRS02-2018-2019-2020: Technologies for first responders
- SU-DRS01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects for disaster-resilient societies
- SU-BES03-2018-2019-2020: Demonstration of applied solutions to enhance border and external security
- SU-BES02-2018-2019-2020: Technologies to enhance border and external security
- SU-BES01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects of border and external security

Published by  IXA UvA-HVA

Source: EU

3 July 2018