Research & Innovation - Participant Portal


Opening Date 25-03-2015 Deadline Date 27-08-2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Budget €50,210,000 Programme Horizon 2020
Status Open Main Pillar Societal Challenges
OJ reference OJ C 361 of 11 December 2013
Call updates
  • 20-05-2015 08:59:58

    Please note that an updated version of the H2020 Work Programme 2014-15 was adopted on 17 April and minor changes have been included in section 14. Secure societies – Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens (European Commission Decision C (2015)2453 of 17 April 2015):

    - Page 42: the Overall Indicative budget from the 2015 budget and the budget for the topics DRS- 1, 3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 22 for 2015 are updated.

    - Page 110: the footnote 70 is updated in the same way.

    - Page 104: topic "DS-7" is added in the Opening Date field and in the 2015 line of the Deadline(s) field table.

    Please refer to "call documents".

  • 26-03-2015 12:08:51 The submission session is now available for: DS-03-2015(IA), DS-04-2015(IA), DS-05-2015(IA), DS-07-2015(CSA)
  • 09-03-2015 16:53:44

    Guidelines for the classification of research results are uploaded under the Information Package section

  • 03-03-2015 12:16:25

    3 explanatory notes on ethics are uploaded under the Information Package section

  • 25-02-2015 10:27:45

    Registration for the Secure Societies Information Day to be held in Brussels on 26 March is open:

Topics and submission service

To access the Submission Service, please select the TOPIC of your interest and then open the Submission Service tab.
To access existing draft proposals, please login to the portal and select My Proposals from the My Area menu.

A proposal is submitted to a specific topic. The full set of information for preparing a proposal for a topic (eligibility and evaluation conditions, proposal templates, evaluation forms, etc.) is available on the topic conditions page. Select a topic from the call description page or go to Search Topics.

Download all documents
(EN only, incl. the additional docs.)

  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • WP H2020 - 1. Introduction en
  • WP H2020 - 14. Secure societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens en
  • WP H2020 - 17. Communication and Dissemination en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Rules for Participation en
  • WP H2020 - 19. General Annexes en
  • Explanatory note on exclusive focus on civil applications en
  • Explanatory note on potential misuse of research en
  • Explanatory note on the control of export for dual-use items en
  • Guidance - Guidelines for the classification of research results en
  • A guide to ICT-related activities in WP2014-15 en

National Contact Points (NCP) – contact your NCP for further assistance.

Enterprise Europe Network – contact your EEN national contact point for advice to businesses with special focus on SMEs. The support includes guidance on the EU research funding.

Ideal-IST partner search facility

Research Enquiry Service – ask questions about any aspect of European research in general and the EU Research Framework Programmes in particular.

IT Helpdesk – contact the Participant Portal IT helpdesk for questions such as forgotten passwords, access rights and roles, technical aspects of submission of proposals, etc.

Ethics – to ensure compliance with ethical issues, further information is available on the Participant Portal and on the Science and Society Portal.

European IPR Helpdesk assists you on intellectual property issues.

The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for their recruitment

CEN and CENELEC, the European Standards Organisations, advise you how to tackle standardisation in your project proposal. Contact CEN-CENELEC Research Helpdesk at

Partner Search Services helps you find a partner organisation for your proposal.

H2020 Online Manual your online guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.