Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Horizon 2020

Funding areas

INEA is running parts of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation programme for 2014-2020, in the areas of transport and energy.

The Agency is managing the funding and following up the research & innovation projects under the following Horizon 2020 societal challenges:


Horizon 2020 societal challenges
Smart, green and integrated transport Secure, clean and efficient energy
€2.9 billion in 2014-2020, of which €722.5 million in 2016-2017 : €3.8 billion in 2014-2020, of which €664.38 million in 2016-2017:

Cross-cutting activities

Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy

Cross-cutting activities

  • Blue Growth (€17 million in 2016-2017 from Smart, green and integrated transport and Secure, clean and efficient energy budget)


Funding opportunities

There are no calls for funding open at the moment.


There might be other EU funding opportunities in transport and energy research announced on the Participant Portal.

For all questions related to Horizon 2020, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.


Funded projects

INEA is currently funding and following up on Horizon 2020 projects in the field of transport and energy.

Interested in projects on heating and cooling technologies? Have a look at the overview of EU-funded projects in this field, including INEA-managed projects.


How to communicate on your project? 

Take a look at the communication guidelines that will help you understand what to include in your communication plan, how to acknowledge the EU funding and what INEA can offer to support your communication efforts.


European Investment Project Portal (EIPP)

Are you a project coordinator based in the EU, and want to reach potential investors worldwide? Register your project in the European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) and boost its visibility to a large network of international investors!