Calls for proposals for Horizon Europe 2022 are open. EPSO encourages its members to apply, especially to calls under the European Research Council (ERC) and Marie Slodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) of Pillar I (Excellent Science), and Cluster 6 ‘Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment’ of Pillar II (Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness).

EPSO published its updated EPSO briefing on Horizon Europe Work Programmes 2021-2022 on the Members’ only Website* 29.9.2021.  It contains all information for plant scientists already available in one document. It provides you as well additional researched information and final call texts published by the European Commission since 15 June 2021.


 *Access to the Members’ only Website is restricted to EPSO active Members (not sleeping members, not external Personal Members) – please contact Sofia to get access.


Work Programmes covered in the briefing and still open for submission are:


Excellent Science


  • MSCA Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action 2021-2022
    • MSCA-SE-2021: opened on 7.10.2021, closing 9.3.2022
    • MSCA-SE-2022: opening on 6.10.2022, closing 8.3.2023
    • MSCA-COFUND-2021: opened on 12.10.2021, closing 10.2.2022
    • MSCA-COFUND-2022: opening on 11.10.2022, closing 9.2.2023
    • MSCA-PF-2022: opened on 13.4.2021, closing on 14.9.2022
    • MSCA-DN-2021: opened 22.6.2021, closing on 16.11.2021
    • MSCA-DN-2022: opening on 3.5.2022, closing on 15.11.2022



Global Challenges & European Industrial Competitiveness – Thematic clusters


Innovative Europe


Widening Participation and Strengthening the European research Area

 Widening Participation and Strengthening the European Research Area 2021-2022


Further Work Programmes are available on the Funding & Tenders portal


Wishing you success with your proposals

Karin Metzlaff, Alexandra Barnoux and Alan Schulman


Contact: Karin Metzlaff