4th Open Call for Use Cases based on citizen-driven social challenges (deadline 30 April, 17.00 CEST)

Meet the 4th Open Call winners!

Below you can download the relevant documents for the 4th round of Open Calls and for the following phases:

Proposal Submission

(Document that you need in order to write the proposal)

Award Phase

(Document that you need if your proposal is selected for funding)

Type of proposal: Use-Case (The end output of the Use-Cases should be at min TRL5)
Beneficiaries: Consortia of high-tech & at least 1 low-tech SME, startups, spin-offs
Funding: up to €150.000
(3-partner consortia), up to €120.000 (2-partner consortia) for each prototype (maximum amount per third party / per partner: up to €60.000) (3 prototypes to be funded)


Developing and testing AI technical solutions that address the selected citizen-driven societal challenges  by exploiting AI resources and Earth Observation Data focusing on any industrial domain.

The Social challenges identified by citizens are (alphabetically ordered):

Please note that each proposal should address one of these challenges.

  • Creating Digital Twins of remote territorial areas
  • Mapping Health Facilities
  • Monitoring Illegal Fishing
  • Optimizing Air Quality Footprint
  • Optimizing Waste Management
  • Predicting Economic Recessions
  • Predicting Fire Risk probability
  • Predicting Health Risks
  • Predicting Poverty
  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) in cities
  • Reducing the overheating of urban spaces (Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect)


  • 4th open call Q1 2022 (February- April)
  • Submission Deadline: 30th April 2022
  • Selection: May/July 2022
  • Projects Acceleration: Aug 2022 – Nov 2023

Support program: 16 months acceleration

Services included:

  • AI4Copernicus resources & tools
  • Technical Mentoring
  • Business & Sustainability Mentoring
  • Certification /Trustmark

Results: 3 AI solutions to be to be published at AI4EU

Go back to Open Calls info page