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News article29 March 2023European Health and Digital Executive Agency1 min read

EU Space Research: 142 proposals submitted

EU Space research call results 2023

On 7 December 2022, HaDEA published the calls for Horizon Europe Cluster 4 Destination 5: Open strategic autonomy in developing, deploying and using global space-based infrastructures, services, applications and data.

142 proposals were submitted by the deadline of 28 March.

Breakdown per topic*:

Foster competitiveness of space systems

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-11: End-to-end Earth observation systems and associated services

11 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-12: Future Space Ecosystem and Enabling Technologies.

38 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-13: Future Space Ecosystem: Management and Coordination Activity.

1 proposal

Reinforce EU capacity to access to space

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-21: Low cost high thrust propulsion for European strategic space launchers - technologies maturation including ground system tests.

1 proposal

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-22: New space transportation solutions and services. 

17 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-23: Modern, flexible and efficient European test, production and launch facilities.

4 proposals

Innovative space capabilities: Quantum

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-62: Quantum Communication Technologies for space systems.

7 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-63: Quantum Space Gravimetry Phase-A Study.

1 proposal

Evolution of services: Copernicus

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-31: Copernicus for Atmosphere and Climate Change, including CO2.

4 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-32: Copernicus for Emergency Management.

5 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-33: Copernicus in-situ component.

0 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-34: Copernicus for Marine Environment Monitoring.

3 proposals

Targeted and strategic actions supporting the EU space sector

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-71: Scientific exploitation of space data.

37 proposals

HORIZON-CL4-2023-SPACE-01-72: Space technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness.

13 proposals

Evaluation results are expected to be communicated in the 2nd half of July 2023.


*Available also under ‘Call updates’ section on the respective F&T Portal topic page.


Publication date
29 March 2023
European Health and Digital Executive Agency
Programme Sector
  • Space
  • Horizon Europe
  • Horizon Europe Cluster 4: Space
  • AWP
  • Digital technology
  • EU financing
  • EUFunded
  • Industrial research
  • Innovation
  • Proposals
  • Scientific research