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Horizon Europe work programmes

What work programmes are, what they cover, download available Horizon Europe work programmes.

Work programmes under Horizon Europe

Work programmes set out funding opportunities under Horizon Europe.

One specific programme under Horizon Europe is implemented through the following: 

The main work programme

  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions and research infrastructures under Pillar I
  • all clusters under Pillar II
  • European innovation ecosystems under Pillar III
  • the part widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area

Other work programmes cover

  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • Joint Research Centre (JRC)
  • European Innovation Council (EIC)

A significant part of Pillar II of Horizon Europe will be implemented through institutionalised partnerships, particularly in the areas of Mobility, Energy, Digital and Bio-based economy, which will also have separate work programmes.

The activities of the European Institute of Technology (EIT) are set out in separate programming documents.

Horizon Europe is also implemented through another specific programme (the European Defence Fund) and is complemented by the Euratom Research and Training Programme. Each of these will also have have a separate work programme.

View available work programmes

The work programmes for Horizon Europe are available to view and download on the Funding and Tenders Portal.