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    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.