Innovative Fuselage/Empennage Design for Hybrid-Electric Regional Aircraft

European Comission

09 March 2023
11 May 2023
For profit
Not for profit (incl. NGOs)
Public sector
R&D and Higher Education
Research, Development and Innovation

Objective :

Design of an innovative fuselage with relevant technology bricks matured to TRL 5 at major component/assembly or system level at project completion, duly supported by ground tests. For the full description of this topic please download the PDF document of the topics from the "Additional Documents" section.


General conditions

  1. Admissibility conditions: described in Annex A and Annex E of the Horizon Europe Work Programme General Annexes

Proposal page limits and layout: described in Part B of the Application Form available in the Submission System

  1. Eligible countries: described in Annex B of the Work Programme General Annexes

A number of non-EU/non-Associated Countries that are not automatically eligible for funding have made specific provisions for making funding available for their participants in Horizon Europe projects. See the information in the Horizon Europe Programme Guide .

  1. Other eligibility conditions: described in Annex B of the Work Programme General Annexes

  2. Financial and operational capacity and exclusion: described in Annex C of the Work Programme General Annexes

  3. Evaluation and award:

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  1. Legal and financial set-up of the grants: described in Annex G of the Work Programme General Annexes

Specific conditions

  1. Specific conditions:

Note in particular Chapter 2.4.3 "Conditions and Management of the call" in the Work Programme

The winning applicants will be required to sign a Cooperation Agreement, an agreement between the consortia of the relevant CAJU Grant Agreements that sets out a framework to foster the exchange of information and/or data among and across CAJU co-funded actions and the beneficiaries on a “need to know basis”.


Call documents:

The Proposal Templates will be available in the submission system when it opens (approx. mid-March),

But to allow potential applicants to already start preparing their proposal(s) from the moment of call publications, all the necessary documents are also available here on the F&T Portal:

Proposal Template Model for IA and RIA Actions - CA JU + supporting tables to Part B “technical description” and Annexes.

Proposal Template Model for CSA Actions – CA JU

MGA (Model Grant Agreement) HE General MGA v1.0

CA JU Model Consortium Agreement:

Clean Aviation contract template for the provision of services by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Potential applicants are advised to check this web page periodically in case there are any updates to the documents.

If there are any changes this will be mentioned in the "Topic Updates" section at the top of this page and also in the Q&A document.

Additional documents:

The Full Description of Topics in this Call

EASA contributions for this Call

Q&A Document: Second Release (24.04.2023)

Q&A Document: Revision of First Release (20.03.2023)

Q&A Document: First Release (15.03.2023)

Clean Aviation Work Programme 2023-24.

Clean Aviation Cooperation Agreement Templact (March 2023)

Clean Aviation Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (CA JU SRIA)

Council Regulation (EU) No. 2021/2085 of 19 November 2021 establishing the Joint Undertakings under Horizon Europe

HE Main Work Programme 2023–2024 – General Introduction

HE Main Work Programme 2023–2024 – Climate, Energy and Mobility

HE Main Work Programme 2023–2024 – General Annexes

HE Programme Guide

HE Framework Programme and Rules for Participation Regulation 2021/695

HE Specific Programme Decision 2021/764

EU Financial Regulation

Rules for Legal Entity Validation, LEAR Appointment and Financial Capacity Assessment

EU Grants AGA — Annotated Model Grant Agreement

Funding & Tenders Portal Online Manual

Funding & Tenders Portal Terms and Conditions

Funding & Tenders Portal Privacy Statement

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