Research & Innovation - Participant Portal


Opening Date 11-12-2013 Deadline Date 29-09-2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Cut-off date(s) 30-09-2014 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
31-03-2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
29-09-2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Budget €154,000,000 Programme Horizon 2020
Status Open Main Pillar Excellent Science
OJ reference OJ C 361 of 11 December 2013
Call summary


Call updates
  • 01-04-2015 11:20:46

    A total number of 691 proposals were submitted in response to H2020-FETOPEN-2014-2015 call with the cut-off on 31st of March.
    The number of proposals for each action is shown below:
    • RIA: 670
    • CSA: 21


  • 27-02-2015 12:09:14

    An overview of the evaluation results (Flash Call Info) is now available under the tab "Call documents"

  • 29-09-2014 16:28:24

    Concerning applications to be submitted for the second cut-off date (from 30 September 2014 17.00.01 to 31 March 2015 17.00.00)

    As of 30 September 2014 17.00.01, a new keyword library with a new structure (Discipline/Sub discipline/Descriptor) will be uploaded in the form A1. Applicants are asked to choose at least 3 - and up to a maximum of 6 - descriptors from this library.
    Note that descriptors will be used to support REA services in identifying the best qualified evaluators for your proposal. Therefore, please take your time to choose those descriptors that best describe your proposal.

  • 15-09-2014 14:22:48

    15/09/2014: Subject to signature and conclusion of an Agreement associating Switzerland to parts of Horizon 2020, Switzerland will participate from 15 September 2014 with an associated-country status in actions that include the topics of this call.
    For more information see : Information on Swiss participation in Horizon 2020.

    The submission session is now available for: FETOPEN-1-2014(RIA)

    16/07/2014: List of available “Fixed keywords” has been updated.

  • 16-07-2014 13:16:02

    The submission session is now available for: FETOPEN-1-2014(RIA)

    16/07/2014: List of available “Fixed keywords” has been updated.

  • 06-05-2014 11:49:19 The submission session is now available for: FETOPEN-1-2014(RIA)
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.)

  • Flash Call Info for call H2020-FETOPEN-2014-2015_en en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • WP H2020 - 1. Introduction en
  • WP H2020 - 2. Future and Emerging Technologies (FETs) 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
  • Specific evaluation form for Research and innovation actions in FET-OPEN 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.

B2Match networking platform with project ideas and participant profiles following the networking event in ICT 2013 in Vilnius

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.