Research & Innovation - Participant Portal


Opening Date 11-12-2013 Deadline Date 02-09-2014 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Budget €140,000,000 Programme Horizon 2020
Status Closed Main Pillar Excellent Science
OJ reference OJ C361, p. 9 of 11.12.2013
Call summary

Of the overall indicative budget shown, an amount of EUR 50.00 million is envisaged to be allocated in the 2015 budget. This budget amount is indicative and will be subject to a separate financing decision to cover the amounts to be allocated for 2015. For details, please refer to the call conditions section of the Research Infrastructures part of the Work Programme (p. 23).

The deadline given applies to all proposals, whether to be funded from the 2014 or the 2015 budget. The highest-ranked proposals will be funded from the 2014 budget. The next-highest ranked proposals will be retained on a reserve list to be funded at a later date, subject to availability of the required budget.

An FAQ on RI calls is available (last updated on 29 August 2014).

Call updates
  • 21-01-2015 14:09:14

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

  • 04-09-2014 09:40:52

    A total of 60 proposals were submitted in response to this call and its sole topic.

  • 15-04-2014 15:46:41 The submission session is now available for: INFRAIA-1-2014-2015(RIA)
  • 28-03-2014 11:31:25

    The IA-specific proposal template and "model" (self-evaluation) form, an FAQ on RI calls, as well as the Excel tables required for calculating unit costs for trans-national access and for providing cost estimates for actual costs of trans-national and virtual acces are now all available. The submission system will open shortly.

  • 03-02-2014 10:13:14

    We now expect to open the proposal submission system for this Call in February 2014.

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.)

  • INFRAIA-2014-2015_flash_call_info.pdf en
  • INFRAIA-1-2014-2015_specific_proposal_template_pointer.doc en
  • INFRAIA-1-2014-2015_specific_evaluation_form.doc en
  • Trans-national_Access_cost_calculation_2014.xls en
  • Virtual_Access_cost_calculation_2014.xls en
  • WP H2020 - 1. Introduction en
  • WP H2020 - 4. Research Infrastructures (including e-Infrastructures) en
  • WP H2020 - 19. General Annexes en
  • Legal basis - Rules for Participation en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en

FAQ on RI calls (last updated on 29 August 2014)

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.

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 in 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 help you find a partner organisation for your proposal.

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