Horizon Europe Research Infrastructures Against COVID-19 Variants and Health Cluster Emergency Calls Opened

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The European Commission has made urgent calls for action within the scope of the Horizon European Health Cluster and Research Infrastructures in order to support the adaptation, production of vaccines and the sharing of research data to combat new coronavirus variants.

Expression of interest calls are calls that are opened as needed, remain open for a short time, but apply general Horizon Europe call application rules, and accelerate the evaluation and grant agreement processes. Call information is shared below.

Since the call application process is short, it is important that you contact the relevant National Contact points as soon as possible on the topics you are interested in.

Call Information

Call Opening Date

13 April 2021

Call Deadline

6 May 2021

Call Programmes

Call Programme for general information

Call Programme for research Infrastructures

Call Programme for Health Cluster

Applicant Profile

For researchers established in Turkey, there is no obstacle to resorting to these calls. In order to apply for a project, 3 different legal entities from 3 different member / associate countries, at least one of which is from an EU member country, must come together and form a consortium.

Call Budget

€ 123 Million

Web Seminar of the Call

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Call Presentation

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Call Topics

· HORIZON-INFRA-2021-EMERGENCY-01: FAIR and open data sharing in support to European preparedness for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases

· HORIZON-INFRA-2021-EMERGENCY-02: Research infrastructure services for rapid research responses to COVID-19 and other infectious disease epidemics

· HORIZON-HLTH-2021-CORONA-01-01: Vaccines & therapeutic clinical trials to boost COVID-19 prevention and treatment

· HORIZON-HLTH-2021-CORONA-01-02: Cohorts united against COVID-19 variants of concern