Horizon Europe – Cluster 5: Get your applications ready!

Find out more about the open calls of Horizon Europe’s Cluster 5 on themes related to climate change, energy supply, industrial competitiveness in transport, intelligent mobility, and the cities of tomorrow. 


With submission deadlines running from 18 April 2024 to 21 January 2025, it is now time to  finalise your applications for the April calls and prepare them for the September and January calls. Cluster 5 themes are among the best-funded in the Horizon Europe programme, thanks to their cross-cutting nature and their response to global issues.

Euronovia has supported several winning Horizon Europe projects as part of Cluster 5: DECAGONE, DIAMOND, REWRITE, FALCON and FLOATFARM.

Whether you are a researcher wishing to broaden your horizons or an institution aiming to stimulate innovation and contribute to the advancement of research, do not hesitate to submit your project. Euronovia will support every step of the way in setting up your project and also offers project reviews: contact us!

Cluster 5 calls for projects – Climate, energy and mobility in 2024 

You will find below a list of calls open until January 2025, broken down by destination, with the budget available per project and the type of project:

Destination 2 – Cross-sectoral solutions for the climate transition (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2)

This destination covers thematic areas that are cross-sectoral in nature and can provide key solutions for climate, energy and mobility applications. It focuses on specific topics, such as: batteries, hydrogen, as well as advanced technologies; Deadlines for submission according to the calls: 18 April and 5 September 2024:

Title of the call and n° Action EU contribution/project Submission deadline
Advanced sustainable and safe pre-processing technologies for End-of-Life (EoL) battery recycling (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-01-01 RIA 8M€ 18/04/2024
Non-Li Sustainable Batteries with European Supply Chains for Stationary Storage (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-01-02 IA 7M€
Development of technical and business solutions to optimise the circularity, resilience, and sustainability of the European battery value chain (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-01-03 RIA 5M€
Emerging energy technologies for a climate neutral Europe HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-01-04 RIA 1,50 to 2,50M€
Furthering the development of a materials acceleration platform for sustainable batteries (combining AI, big data, autonomous synthesis robotics, high throughput testing) (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-01-05 RIA 20M€
Sustainable high-throughput production processes for stable lithium metal anodes for next generation batteries (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-02-01  IA 8M€ 05/09/2024
Post-Li-ion technologies and relevant manufacturing techniques for mobility applications (Generation 5) (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-02-02 RIA 5M€
Size & weight reduction of cell and packaging of batteries system, integrating lightweight and functional materials, innovative thermal management and safe and sustainable by design approach (Batt4EU Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-02-03  IA 8M€


Destination 3 – Sustainable, secure, and competitive energy supply (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02)

This destination encompasses activities aimed at ensuring a sustainable, secure, and competitive energy supply. In line with the scope of Cluster 5, it includes activities in the following areas: renewable energies, energy systems, networks and storage, and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS). The deadline for submissions is 21 January 2025.

Title of the call and n° Action EU contribution/project Submission deadline
Digital tools for CSP and solar thermal plants HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-01 IA 3M€ 21/01/2025
Development of next generation synthetic renewable fuel technologies HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-02 RIA 4M€
Development of smart concepts of integrated energy driven bio-refineries for co-production of advanced biofuels, bio-chemicals, and biomaterials HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-03 RIA 3.5M€
Critical technologies for the future ocean energy farms HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-04 RIA 4M€
PV-integrated electric mobility applications HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-05 IA 7M€
Innovative, Community-Integrated PV systems HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-06 IA 5M€
Resource Efficiency of PV in Production, Use and Disposal HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-07 CSA 3M€
Minimisation of environmental, and optimisation of socio-economic impacts in the deployment, operation and decommissioning of offshore wind farms HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-08 RIA 5M€
Demonstrations of innovative floating wind concepts HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-09 IA 15M€
Market Uptake Measures of renewable energy systems HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-10 CSA 2M€
CCU for the production of fuels HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-11 IA 7M€
DACCS and BECCS for CO2 removal/negative emissions HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-12 IA 5 to 7M€


Destination 4 – Efficient, sustainable and inclusive energy use (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-01)

This destination concerns activities targeting energy demand and, in particular, its more efficient use with regard to buildings and industry. It contributes to the activities of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) and its implementation working groups. Calls for projects are open until 18 April 2024 or 21 January 2025.

Title of the call and n° Action EU


Submission deadline
Low-disruptive renovation processes using integration of prefabricated solutions for energy-efficient buildings HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-01-01 IA 5M€ 18/04/2024
Smart grid-ready buildings HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-01-02 IA 5M€
Alternative heating systems for efficient, flexible and electrified heat generation in industry HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-01-03 IA 5.30M€
Industrialisation of sustainable and circular deep renovation workflows (Built4People Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-02-01 IA 8M€ 21/01/2025
Robotics and other automated solutions for construction, renovation, and maintenance in a sustainable built environment (Built4People Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-02-02 RIA 4M€
BIM-based processes and digital twins for facilitating and optimising circular energy renovation (Built4People Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-02-03 IA 4M€
Design for adaptability, re-use and deconstruction of buildings, in line with the principles of circular economy (Built4People Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-02-04 RIA 4M€
Digital solutions to foster participative design, planning and management of buildings, neighbourhoods and urban districts (Built4People Partnership) HORIZON-CL5-2024-D4-02-05 IA 5M€


Find the list of calls for proposals in the Cluster 5 2023-2024 Work Programme.

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