This part of Horizon 2020 follows the objectives and goals of the Europe 2020 strategy, and will help implement European policy goals on industrial security policy, internal security, and cyber security.
Citizens, society and the economy and its various assets such as infrastructures can be prone to intentional or accidental disruption. This can have high economic and societal costs. Therefore, the primary goal of this Work Programme is to make the European society more resilient against natural or man-made disasters.
ICT plays an ever increasing role in the European economy. Therefore, an important guiding principle of this Work Programme is the protection of civil liberties and privacy and personal data in the digital world.
The 2014-2015 Work Programme under this Societal Challenge includes calls and topics in the following domains:
The 2014-2015 Work programme also includes a SME instrument and a Fast track to innovation call, as well as Other actions.
The budget for this period is about EUR 387 million.