SC5 - Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

The Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme focuses on moving to a greener, more resource efficient and climate-resilient economy, with a strong commitment to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the targets of the Paris Agreement.

The work programme for 2018-2020 focuses on several priorities in two general calls with many topics and subtopics:

  • Building a low carbon, climate resilient future: climate action in support of the Paris Agreement
  • Greening the economy in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Circular economy
    • Raw materials
    • Water for our environment, economy and society
    • Innovating cities for sustainability and resilience
    • Protecting and leveraging the value of natural and cultural assets (including earth observation, nature-based solutions, disaster risk reduction, natural capital accounting and heritage alive).
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Work programme 2020 update – publication of WPs

The European Commission has published the Horizon 2020 work programmes with the updated 2020 calls.

Info Days Work Programme 2020 of Societal Challenges

The info days organised by the European Commission, mostly accompanied by a brokerage event, for the work programme 2020 of the Societal Challenges are fixed.

Events

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Horizon 2020 Climate, Environment and Resources Info days calls 2020

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European Research and Innovation Days 2019

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European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy

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