Research & Innovation - Participant Portal


Opening Date 10-12-2014 Deadline Date 21-04-2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Budget €21,000,000 Programme Horizon 2020
Status Closed Main Pillar Societal Challenges
OJ reference OJ C 361 of 11.12.2013
Call updates
  • 29-07-2015 11:48:35

    A total of 24 proposals were submitted in response to this call of which 13 passed the evaluation thresholds. The total budget requested from these proposals amounted to EUR 47,86 million. The total number of proposals for each topic or group of topics is shown in the 'flash call info' document available in the section 'Call Documents'.

  • 27-04-2015 17:18:03

    A total number of 25 proposals were submitted in response to  this call. The number of proposals for each topic is shown below:

    - WATER-3-2015: 1

    - WATER-4b-2015: 12

    - WATER-5b-2015: 12

  • 10-12-2014 08:48:04 The submission session is now available for: WATER-3-2015(ERA-NET-Cofund), WATER-4b-2015(CSA), WATER-5b-2015(CSA)
  • 28-07-2014 12:06:44

    FOR INFORMATION: An updated Work Programme 2014/2015 has been published in July 2014. Please note the new estimated dates for submission of proposals addressing the 2015 topics:
    • Single stage and the first stage of two-stage topics : 21 April 2015
    • Second stage of two-stage topics: 8 September 2015

    The budget breakdown for this call is given in the call conditions section of the work programme (page 34) (


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 - 12. Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Rules for Participation en
  • WP H2020 - 19. General Annexes en
  • Flash Call Info 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.

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 Funding Guide your online guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.