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Call for proposals 2022

The Clean Hydrogen Partnership is launching its hydrogen research call for proposals – €300.5 million will be made available for proposed projects in an unprecedented drive to support the creation of cutting-edge hydrogen technologies.


Publication date
01 March 2022
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline dates
Funding programme
Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
Clean Hydrogen Joint Undertaking


The Call addresses key priorities (identified by the new Strategic Research Agenda) within different areas of research and innovation, with direct and quantified impact towards the achievement of the objectives of the Clean Hydrogen JU.

41 topics available

10 - Renewable Hydrogen Production
11 - Hydrogen Storage and Distribution
8 - Transport
4 - Heat and Power
5 - Cross-cutting
2 - Hydrogen Valleys
1 - Strategic Research challenge

The topics will be grouped into 10 Innovation Actions (IA), 29 Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) and 2 Coordination and Support Actions (CSA). 6 Innovation Actions (IA) are considered of strategic importance and are selected as flagship projects, expected to have a significant impact in accelerating the transition to a hydrogen economy.

Synergies with other European partnerships and programmes, as well as with Member States and regional programmes are at the core of a number of topics.

How to submit your proposal

The Call for Proposals will have two deadlines, with the budget allocated as follows:



(EUR mill)



First deadline


01 March 2022

31 May 2022

Second deadline


01 March 2022

20 September 2022

Overall indicative budget




You can find the details of the call on the Funding and Tender portal:   

The notification of the call is available in 24 languages in the Official Journal .

Details of the application process and the award criteria will be presented as well during the Info Day 2022.

Additional documents

More information about the scope and details of the partnership's activities for the year 2022 can be found in the Clean Hydrogen Partnership Annual Work Programmeand the Clean Hydrogen Partnership Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA)

Template Application Coordination and and Support Actions (CSA) (Part B)
(340.87 KB - DOCX)
Template Application Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) and Innovation Actions (IA) (Part B)
(332.77 KB - DOCX)


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