COESO - Collaborative Engagement on Societal Issues
Deadline: Jan 30, 2022
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Project full name: Collaborative Engagement on Societal Issues
Project acronym: COESO
Grant agreement number: 101006325
Total EU funding available: We will fund 5 new pilot projects for up to €50 000 000 each
Applicants can ask questions via e-mail to


Who can apply?

Funding is only available to legal entities established in EU Member States including their outermost regions or associated countries eligible to receive Horizon 2020 grants.

How to apply?

1st round
Short Proposal submission (30 November 2021 – 30 January 2022)
Live info session webinar on 14 December 2021 12:00-13:00 CET (register here; attendance not required to apply)

2nd round
Selected applicants will be invited to submit a Full Project Proposal (2-31 March 2022)

All applications need to be sent to: 

For more information regarding the application process, please consult the Open Call Guide for applicants.

What is the COESO project and what kind of projects are we searching for?

COESO is a research project, coordinated by OpenEdition and EHESS, dedicated to the development of citizen science and participatory research in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities. It consists of 15 partners from 6 European countries (France, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Belgium and Germany), including research centers, foundations, companies and associations.

We are looking for projects that meet all of the following criteria:

Why apply?

For researchers: an opportunity to enhance the production of new knowledge and maximise the societal benefit of the research.

For socio-economic actors: an opportunity to participate in knowledge exchange, capitalize on and spread their experiences in their fields.

For policymakers: an opportunity to elaborate policies that are closer to social actors’ concerns, increasing the contribution of Social Sciences and Humanities research to innovation.

For Citizens: an opportunity to contribute to the enrichment of the public debate and participate in civic empowerment.

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