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Cluster 5: Climate, Energy and Mobility

Policy, strategy, how to apply and work programmes.

Policy and strategy

This cluster 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

EU Mission: Adaptation to Climate Change

EU Mission: 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

31 MARCH 2023
Horizon Europe Work programme (2023-24) - Cluster 5

2021 - 22

Climate, Energy and Mobility work programme


3 AUGUST 2021
Pillar II: Global challenges and european industrial competitiveness


  • News article

The feedback is being collected at the level of the ‘Destinations’ or Missions, corresponding to the six Horizon Europe clusters, research infrastructures, European innovation ecosystems, the five EU Missions and cross-cutting activities and the New European Bauhaus facility.


  • News article

On 23 November 2023, the Commission will open two calls for proposals to accelerate the deployment of innovative technologies in Europe. Together, the calls will make up to €4.8 billion available for industry and clean tech players in Europe.