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SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking (SESAR 3 JU) launches second open call


The SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking (SESAR 3 JU) has launched the second open call to address exploratory research within the framework of its Digital European Sky research and innovation programme. The call covers a wide range of topics aimed at generating  innovative concepts, methodologies and technologies to support the delivery of a Digital European Sky according to the timeframe of the European ATM Master Plan. The selected projects will be funded within the framework of the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme (Total budget: EUR 25 million).

The exploratory research call (HORIZON-SESAR-2023-DES-ER-02) aims to foster new and innovative ideas connected to EU policy to transform air traffic management in Europe, as well as encourage coordinated exchange of knowledge and stimulate the future ATM skilled workforce. It is composed of two work areas, namely “ATM excellence science research and outreach” and “ATM application-oriented research”.

The call topics are part of the research and innovation priorities outlined in the SESAR 3 JU’s multi-annual work programme and in the more recently published bi-annual work programme

An online information day will take place on 7 July to present the call in more detail and provide hints and tips on how to apply. Download the agenda.

The deadline for submitting proposals is 15 November 2023.

More information about the calls and topic conditions