Upcoming Calls

This page provides links to a selection of upcoming calls from the Horizon Europe and other European programmes. These have been selected by the ESE Science Committee as calls that are likely to have relevance to endocrinologists.

Most deadlines for Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021- 2022 have passed. This page features last calls from Horizon Europe Pillar 1 (MSCA and ERC), Cancer Mission and European Innovation Council (Pillar III). There will be also first calls for Innovative Health Initiative with deadline likely to be in autumn.

There may be additional calls which are relevant to your research interests beyond those listed below. For a full list of the Horizon Europe calls, or to search for other calls, please visit the European Commission Funding and Tenders Portal

Upcoming General Calls

  Call   Identifier   Pillar   Deadline Date
MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2022 HORIZON-MSCA-2022-PF-01 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 14 September 2022
Fostering balanced brain circulation - ERA Fellowships HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-TALENTS-04 Widening participation and spreading excellence 29 September 2022
MSCA Doctoral Networks 2022 HORIZON-MSCA-2022-DN-01 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 15 November 2022
MSCA COFUND 2022 HORIZON-MSCA-2022-COFUND-01 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 09 February 2023
MSCA Staff Exchanges 2022 HORIZON-MSCA-2022-SE-01 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 08 March 2023


European Research Council

  • ERC Proof of Concept

Call for proposals for ERC Proof of Concept Grant2 (ERC-2022-POC2)

Deadline 29th September 2022

  • ERC Synergy Grant (open on 13 July 2022 with a deadline of 8 November 2022 – to be confirmed).


European Innovation Council




28 September 2022

EIC Transition Challenge: RNA-based therapies and diagnostics for complex or rare genetic diseases

28 September 2022

EIC Pathfinder Challenge: Towards the healthcare continuum: technologies to support a radical shift from episodic to continuous healthcare

19 October 2022


Mission Cancer



HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-01: Improving and upscaling primary prevention of cancer through implementation research

7 September 2022

HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-02: Strengthening research capacities of Comprehensive Cancer Infrastructures

7 September 2022

HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-03: Pragmatic clinical trials to optimise treatments for patients with refractory cancers

7 September 2022

HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-04: Towards the creation of a European Cancer Patient Digital Centre

7 September 2022

HORIZON-MISS-2022-CANCER-01-05: Establishing of national cancer mission hubs and creation of network to support the Mission on Cancer

7 September 2022

For more information please refer to Missions Work Programme 2021 – 2022  https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/horizon/wp-call/2021-2022/wp-12-missions_horizon-2021-2022_en.pdf

Presentation on forthcoming calls on Cancer Mission is available on https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/default/files/research_and_innovation/events/presentations/ec_rtd_missions_info_days_2022-cancer_mission_presentation.pdf



Deadline  20 October 2022

Please follow https://www.cost.eu/funding/open-call-a-simple-one-step-application-process/


Innovative Health Initiative

IHI is publishing the draft topic texts in advance of the official call launch to give potential applicants additional time to start building a consortium and drafting a proposal.

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has now launched IHI – calls 1 and 2.  

IHI – call 1 is a single-stage call for proposals with the following topics: 

  • Topic 1: An innovative decision-support system for improved care pathways for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and comorbidities  
  • Topic 2: Next generation imaging and image-guided diagnosis and therapy for cancer 
  • Topic 3: Personalised oncology: innovative people centred, multi-modal therapies against cancer 
  • Topic 4: Access and integration of heterogeneous health data for improved healthcare in disease areas of high unmet public health need 

Deadline for full proposals: 20 September 2022 

Call web page: https://bit.ly/3njHZhf  


IHI – call 2 is a two-stage call for proposals with the following topics: 

  • Topic 1: Cardiovascular diseases - improved prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring  
  • Topic 2: Setting up a harmonised methodology to promote uptake of early feasibility studies for clinical and innovation excellence in the European Union 

Deadline for short proposals: 20 September 2022 

Call web page: https://bit.ly/39T3EKe