Language Selector

    Secure Societies

    Protecting the freedom and security of Europe and its citizens

    This Societal Challenge is about undertaking the research and innovation activities needed to protect Europe's citizens, society and economy as well as its infrastructures and services, its prosperity, political stability and wellbeing.

    The Work Programme of Societal Challenge 7: Secure Societies focuses for the years 2018–2020 on:

    • einhancing the resilience of our society against natural and man-made disasters
    • fighting crime and terrorism
    • improving border security
    • providing enhanced cyber-security
    • protecting critical infrastructures

    Key Information

    Swiss eligibility:                     Switzerland is fully associated to Horizon 2020 
    Horizon 2020 Funding:          Funding & Tenders Opportunities
    Topic search:                         Find your topic
    List of topics for 2020:          Topic preview. New opportunities may be available under the Green Deal Call – see link in the “Related Links” box.
    Types of projects, eligibility: Factsheet

    For information about the next Research and Innovation Framework Programme FP9 (2021-2027), please visit our Horizon Europe webpage.

    Your Contact

    Photo of Joël  Graf

    Joël Graf

    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •Social Sciences and Humanities
    •Science with and for Society
    Belpstrasse 11
    3007 Bern
    Tel.: +41 31 380 60 08

    Open Calls

    Open Calls

    Upcoming Events

    Date City Vacancies
    09 JUL
    Organiser: Euresearch Geneva / Euresearch Network Office / I. Spühler / Euresearch Network Office / S. Martinelli
    09 JUL
    Organiser: Euresearch Network Office / V. Sordet
    13 JUL
    Organiser: Enterprise Europe Network