Project grants

In accordance with the 2019 Work Plan Chafea has launched a call for project proposals in the following field:

Call for Proposals of EU Health Programme 2019 Project Grants

Deadline Model: single-stage

Electronic submission will open on: 21 May 2019

Updated deadline: 10 October 2019

Detailed information GNI Table

Proposals must be submitted electronically via the Electronic Exchange System of the EU Research & Innovation Participant Portal.

If your organisation is not in the electronic registration system for the FP 7 / HORIZON 2020 and other Programmes, and you do not have a 9-digit PIC-number (participant identification code), please register on the Participant Portal.

Country eligibility

To receive EU financial support for a project, i.e. to be a coordinator or other beneficiary, the organisation needs to be legally established in:

Organisations from other countries can only participate as subcontractors or collaborating stakeholders.

Types of organisation

Grants can be awarded to legally established public, non-governmental or private bodies including public authorities, public sector bodies, in particular research and health institutions, universities and higher education establishments.

These can submit a project proposal as the coordinator or participate as other beneficiary.

Geographical eligibility

There is no minimum number of partners for a proposal to be eligible.

However, a new award criterion is included in the geographical coverage of the proposals: proposed activities must be carried out in at least 3 eligible countries; these activities must be carried out in areas which are particularly affected by the high influx of refugees.

  • Co-financing rule: you need to have your own financial resources or financial resources of third parties to contribute to the costs of the project;
  • Non-profit rule: the grant may not have the purpose or effect of producing a profit for you;
  • Non-retroactivity rule: you can get co-funding only for the costs incurred after the starting date stipulated in the grant agreement;
  • Non-cumulative rule: each action may give rise to the award of only one grant to any one beneficiary (you cannot get paid twice for the same cost).

All projects should:

  • provide high added value at EU level,
  • be relevant to the objectives and priorities defined in the current annual work plan,
  • be innovative, and last no longer than three years.

Projects under the call can receive up to 60-80% co-financing of eligible costs.

Please note that overheads (indirect costs) are not eligible for the applicants receiving an operating grant from the Union budget during the period in question.

GNI table for calls 2018


For more information, contact:
CHAFEA-HP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu