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Cluster 5: Climate, Energy and Mobility

Policy, strategy, how to apply and work programmes.

Policy and strategy

This clusters aims to fight climate change by better understanding its causes, evolution, risks, impacts and opportunities, and by making the energy and transport sectors more climate and environment-friendly, more efficient and competitive, smarter, safer and more resilient.

The expected impacts of this cluster are contained in the Horizon Europe strategic plan.

Areas of intervention

  • climate science and solutions 
  • energy supply 
  • energy systems and grids 
  • buildings and industrial facilities in energy transition
  • communities and cities 
  • industrial competitiveness in transport
  • clean, safe and accessible transport and mobility 
  • smart mobility
  • energy storage

Policy information

Research area: Climate action

Research area: Energy 

Research area: Transport

Mission area: Adaptation to climate change including societal transformation

Mission area: Climate-neutral and smart cities

Candidates for European Partnerships in this cluster

Apply for funding

All funding information and details on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal

Work programme

Funding opportunities under Horizon Europe are set out in multiannual work programmes, which cover the large majority of support available.

2023 - 24

Commission work programme16 November 2022
Horizon Europe Work programme (2023-24) - Cluster 5 (draft)

This draft has not been adopted or endorsed by the European Commission. Any views expressed are the views of the Commission services and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the Commission.
This draft is made public before the adoption of the work programme to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of this work programme. Only the adopted work programme will have legal value.
The adoption of the work programme will be announced on the Horizon Europe website and on the Funding and Tenders Portal.
Information and topic descriptions indicated in this draft may not appear in the final work programme; and likewise, new elements may be introduced at a later stage. Any information disclosed by any other party shall not be construed as having been endorsed by or affiliated to the Commission.
The Commission expressly disclaims liability for any future changes of the content of this document.

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2021 - 22

Climate, Energy and Mobility work programme


Pillar II: Global challenges and european industrial competitiveness


  • News article

Horizon Europe info days dedicated to Cluster 5

The European Commission announces today that new info days for Horizon Europe Cluster 5, Climate, Energy & Mobility, will be held as a hybrid event on 15-16 December 2022

Info days