Societal Challenge

This pillar reflects the strategic priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy and faces great concerns shared by European and other countries.

It brings together resources and expertise from a variety of industries, technologies and disciplines, including the social sciences and humanities.

The pillar covers activities from research to commercialization, focusing on those related to innovation, such as pilot projects, demonstration, test stands and support to public procurement and commercial adoption. You will establish links with the activities of European innovation partnerships.

Funding will focus on the following challenges:

  • Health, demographic change and wellbeing;
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the Bioeconomy;
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy;
  • Smart, green and integrated transport;
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials;
  • Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies;
  • Secure societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens.


Acronym: SUCCESS

Title: Sustainable Urban Consolidation CentrES for construction

PI: Prof. Mauro Dell’Amico


Personalised Connected Care for Complex Chronic Patients

PI: Prof. Franco Zambonelli

Acronym: EuroStemCell

Title: European Consortium for Communicating Stem Cell Research

PI: Prof. Michele De Luca

Acronym: ASGARD

Title: Analysis System for Gathered Raw Data

PI: Prof. Michele Colajanni

Acronym: EQUAL-IST

Title: Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions

PI: Prof. Claudia Canali

Acronym: HBM4EU

Title: European Human Biomonitoring Initiative

PI: Prof. Marco Vinceti

Acronym: AEOLIX

Title: Architecture for EurOpean Logistics Information eXchange

PI: Prof. Mauro Dell’Amico

Acronym: NeMo

Title: Hyper-Network for electroMobility

PI: Prof. Mauro Dell’Amico

Acronym: optiTruck

Title: optimal fuel consumption with Predictive PowerTrain control and calibration for intelligent Truck

PI: Prof. Mauro Dell’Amico

Acronym: WEAKID

Title: Clinical validation of miniature wearable dialysis machine

P.I.: Prof. Gianni Cappelli


Title: ORTHOpedic randomized clinical trial with expanded bone marrow MSC and bioceramics versus
autograft in long bone nonUNIONs

P.I.: Prof. Massimo Dominici