Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Horizon 2020

Funding areas

INEA is running parts of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation programme for 2014-2020, in the areas of transport and energy.

The Agency is managing the funding and following up the research & innovation projects under the following Horizon 2020 societal challenges:


Horizon 2020 societal challenges
Smart, green and integrated transport Secure, clean and efficient energy
€2.9 billion in 2014-2020, of which €722.5 million in 2016-2017 : €3.8 billion in 2014-2020, of which € 664.38 million in 2016-2017:

Cross-cutting activities

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

Cross-cutting activities

  • Blue Growth (€17 million in 2016-2017 from Smart, green and integrated transport and Secure, clean and efficient energy budget)


Funding opportunities

Six topics of the Competitive Low Carbon Energy call for project proposals are currently open for submission in the following areas:

  • Renewable energy technologies: Demonstrating innovative renewable energy technologies
  • Renewable energy technologies: Fostering international cooperation in the area of renewable energy

Applicants can submit their proposals until 8 September 2016 at 17:00.

More information on the call

Apply here 

Please note that there might be further EU funding opportunities in transport research announced on the Participant Portal.

You will find more information about the calls managed by INEA on the dedicated pages via the left hand-side menu.

For all questions related to Horizon 2020, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.


Funded projects

INEA is currently funding and following up on 150 Horizon 2020 projects in the field of transport and energy.