The last Horizon 2020 ‘Science with and for Society’ call, which closed on Thursday, 23 April, received 407 project proposals. Its deadline was extended by one week due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The applicants requested almost €700 million in funds, 11 times the total available budget: €55.7 million for the single-stage calls, and €7.5 million for the two-stage calls.
Topics covered by the call range from Responsible Open Science to Gender-based violence in research organisations and universities.
The most successful topics have been Open schooling and collaboration on science education (101 project proposals), Hands-on citizen science and frugal innovation (70) and Science education outside the classroom (44).