Use Spinbase to find relevant EU Open Calls

Submitted by Imogen Allan on 11 November 2021

Spinbase is an ArtificiaI-Intelligence (AI) powered search engine to find relevant EU funding calls, partners, and projects.

It can help those interested to save time searching for calls and expand the search to 30+ EU programmes.

To use the tool, you can enter your innovation idea and you will get a shortlisted and relevant list of EU funding calls, projects and partners personalized to you based on a semantic analysis of your input.

The calls cover the following sectors:

  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Mobility
  • Defence
  • ICT

As it can be difficult and time-consuming to screen and assess all the open calls, Spinbase have compiled a summary of interesting calls. Clusters and SMEs can then use Spinbase to match the right EU funding calls for your specific research and innovation ideas.

The open calls covered are:

Horizon Europe

The most ambitious EU research and innovation program ever, Horizon Europe currently has many calls open. For example, the Health Cluster calls cover topics such as improving access and quality of healthcare, tackling diseases with new vaccine development and immunotherapy.

There are also the Cluster 3 – Civil Security for Society find innovations to better protect EU borders, with 29 open calls and Cluster 4 – Digital, Industry and Space – includes 36 open calls, mostly focusing on 3 topics.

Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund is one of the world’s largest programmes investing in novel low-carbon technologies and has a budget of 1.5 billion euros with a deadline in early March 2022.

LIFE Programme

The LIFE Programme aims to tackle climate change with a budget of 5.48 billion euros in 2021-2027.


EU4Health will invest in urgent health priorities such as the response to the COVID-19 crisis and reinforcing the EU’s resilience for cross-border health threats, strengthening healthcare systems to withstand future global health threats, beating cancer and improving medicinal products and devices.

Finally, the key goal of Spinbase is to make access to EU funding more intuitive and innovative.

You can find out more about Spinbase here.

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