IHI call 4

IHI call 4 is a two-stage call with topics on the 3Rs, patient-centric blood sample collection, clinical trials, and the environmental impacts of healthcare.

Call ID: HORIZON-JU-IHI-2023-04-02-two-stage
Action type: RIA – Research and Innovation Actions
Call type: Two-stage

Call updates

25 January 2023: stage 1 evaluation report published

All proposals were assessed for eligibility, and eligible proposals were evaluated by independent experts.The results of the evaluation are summarised in this report and below:

Number of proposals submitted: 17
Number of inadmissible proposals: 0
Number of ineligible proposals: 2
Number of above-threshold proposals: 8
Total budget recommended for above-threshold proposals: EUR 105 832 134

We have informed applicants of the results of the evaluation and invited successful consortia to submit a full proposal, together with the industry consortium identified in the call text, by 23 April 2024.

9 November 2023: initial application statistics

17 short proposals were submitted in response to this call:

  • Topic 1: 3 proposals
  • Topic 2: 4 proposals
  • Topic 3: 2 proposals
  • Topic 4: 5 proposals
  • Topic 5: 1 proposals
  • Topic 6: 2 proposals


For full details of the topics, including the budget breakdown, click on the links above (which take you directly to the relevant page of the Funding and Tenders Portal) or read the call text.

Indicative budget

  • The maximum financial contribution from IHI JU for these topics is: EUR 83 350 000 million
  • Industry / contributing partner contributions: EUR 85 076 000 million

How to apply

All documents relating to the call can be found via the Funding and Tenders Portal and the IHI call documents page. We advise you to read these documents, in particularly the guide for applicants, carefully.

Proposals must be submitted via the electronic submission system of the Funding and Tenders Portal. To start submitting your proposal, simply click on the relevant topic above - this will take you directly to that topic's page on the portal. Once there, scroll down and click on 'Start submission'.

To submit a proposal via the electronic submission system, you will need to have an EU Login account and ensure that your organisation is registered as a beneficiary.