SESAR 3 JU Launches Second Digital European Sky Exploratory Research Call

Funding available for proposals to transform air traffic management in Europe.

The SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking (SESAR 3 JU) has published its second open call addressing exploratory research within the framework of the Digital European Sky Research and Innovation programme.

The Digital European Sky Exploratory Research 02 (HORIZON-SESAR-2023-DES-ER-02) consists of 13 topics aimed at generating innovative concepts, methodologies and technologies to support the delivery of a Digital European Sky. Proposals are invited to foster new and innovative ideas connected to EU policy to transform air traffic management in Europe, as well as encouraging coordinated exchange of knowledge and stimulating the future ATM skilled workforce.

The call is composed of two work areas:

  • ATM Excellence Science Research and Outreach.
  • ATM Application-Oriented Research.

Selected projects will be funded within the framework of Horizon Europe with a total budget of €25 million.

An online information day will take place on 7 July 2023 to present the call in more detail.

The deadline for submitting proposals is 15 November 2023.

(This report was the subject of a RESEARCHconnect Newsflash.)