SC7 - Secure societies – Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens

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

The work programme of 2018-2020 focuses on protecting the infrastructure of Europe, security and digital security.

This is translated into the following subjects:

  • Protecting the infrastructure of Europe and the people in European smart cities
  • Disaster-resilient societies
  • Fight against crime and terrorism
  • Border and external security
  • Cybersecurity, digital privacy and data protection
  • Management of cyber-attacks and other risks
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SC 7- Submitted Proposals

The amount of submitted proposals and available budget of the following calls have been published: H2020-SU-SEC-2018-2019-2020, H2020-SU-DS-2018-2019-2020, H2020-SU-INFRA-2018-2019-2020

Presidency press release prior to the informal meeting of Defence Ministers, 28 August 2019, Helsinki

EU defence ministers will discuss new technologies and the changing world during the informal meeting of ministers of defence on 28 and 29 August.


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SC7 info day and matchmaking

SC7: Secure Societies info day and matchmaking event 2020 calls


SAVE THE DATE - Security Research Event (SRE) 2020