SNSF - Driving Urban Transitions: call for European projects

Research and Transfer Service

Submission deadline: 21 November 2023

Deadline: 30 April, 2024
Pre-proposal deadline: 21 November, 2023

DUT is a program by JPI Urban Europe aiming to support research and innovation projects that tackle urban challenges. These projects aim to help cities transition to a more sustainable economy and functioning through three key themes: Positive Energy Districts, the 15-minute City, and Circular Urban Economies.
The projects selected within this call will be funded directly by national/regional funding agencies from the following countries: AT, BE, BG, CA, CY, CZ, DK, EE, FI, FR, DE, GR, HU, IS, IT, LV, LT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SI, ES, SE, and CH.
Each proposal must be submitted by a consortium consisting of at least three eligible applicants, from at least three different participating countries.
At least 2 of the eligible Applicants must be from different EU Member States or Associated Countries eligible for EC co-funding in this Call.
A Principal Investigator must only participate in a maximum of two proposals, and only once as the PI of a Main Applicant. 
Consortia must include at least one urban government authority.
Funding and duration
The total available budget for this Call is approximately EUR 80 M, including support from the European Commission (EC) through Horizon Europe.
Projects may be funded for a maximum of 36 months. 
Timeline of the call
Info Day: 10 October, 2023
Stage 1 closing (pre-proposal submission deadline): 21 November 2023, 13:00 CET
Stage 2 closing (deadline submission of full proposals): 30 April 2024, 13:00 CET
Funding decisions announced: July 2024
Start of the projects: September 2024 – January 2025
Further information
SNSF Website
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Martina Pestoni

DUT Call 2023 - Call requirements and procedures