Under Horizon 2020 Programme, the University of Trento has been involved in 136 funded projects (signed/negotiation; last update: 31/12/2021).   

Pillar 1 - Excellence Science 

ERC - European Research Council

Future & emerging technologies (FET)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)

IF - (Individual Fellowships) - EF (European Fellowships)

IF - (Individual Fellowships) - GF (Global Fellowships)

ITN (Innovative Training networks) - ETN (European Training Networks)

ITN (Innovative Training networks) – EJD (European Joint Doctorates)

ITN (Innovative Training networks) – EID (European Industrial Doctorates)

RISE (Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Scheme) 

European research infrastructures (including e-Infrastructures)

Pillar 2 - Industrial Leadership

Cross cutting activities

Information and Communication Technologies

Pillar 3 - Societal Challenges

Health, demographic change & wellbeing

Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy

Secure, clean and efficient energy

Smart, green and integrated tranport

Climate action, environment, resource efficiency & raw materials

Secure societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens

Transversal programmes

Spreading society and widening participation

Science with and for Society

Other European programmes  (2014-2020)

Research Fund Coal and Steel (RFCS)

  • FISHWALL - FIre and Seismic performances of Hybrid fire WALLs in case of single-storey industrial and commercial steel buildings - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - Nicola Tondini
  • Failnomore - Mitigation of the risk of progressive collapse in steel and composite building frames under exceptional events - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - Nadia Baldassino
  • DISSIPABLE - Fully dissipative and easily reparable devices for resilient buildings with composite steel-concrete structures - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - Nicola Tondini, Oreste Salvatore Bursi
  • LOCAFIplus - Temperature assessment of a vertical steel member subjected to ocalised fire - Valorisation - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - Nicola Tondini
  • SlimApp - Slim-Floor Beams - Preparation of Application rules in view of improved safety, functionality and LCA - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - Riccardo Zandonini

Life programme

  • LIFE GREEN VULCAN - High performance devulcanized masterbatches for End-of-Life Tire reuse in high-volume technical compounding applications - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - Nicola Pugno
  • LIFE 4GreenSteel - Excellent Model for High Strength PM Steel parts production by resource and energy efficiency and CO2 and REACH decrease - Industrial engineering - Alberto Molinari
  • LIFE-FUTURE4COPPICES - Shaping future forestry for sustainable coppices in southern Europe: the legacy of past management trials - C3A - Duccio Rocchini
  • LIFE BrennerLEC - Brenner Lower Emissions Corridor - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering - DIno Zardi
  • LIFE FRANCA - Flood Risk ANticipation and Communication in the Alps - Sociology and social research - Roberto Poli

Justice (2014-2020)

  • FRICoRe - Fundamental Rights In Courts and Regulation - Law faculty - Paola Iamiceli
  • REJus- Roadmap to European effective Justice (RE-Jus): judicial training ensuring effective redress to fundamental rights violations -  Law faculty -  Paola Iamiceli

Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 

  • Hatemeter- Hate speech tool for monitoring, analysing and tackling Anti-Muslim hatred - Law faculty - Andrea Di Nicola

Internal Security Fund 

  • SceMaps - State Capture Estimation and Monitoring of Anti-Corruption Policies at the Sectoral level -  Law faculty - Andrea Di Nicola
  • FINOCA 2.0 - Financing Organized Crime Activities - Focus on Human Trafficking - Law faculty - Andrea Di Nicola
  • EU OF2CEN - European On-line Fraud Cyber Centre and Expert Network - Information engineering and computer science - Bruno Crispo
  • PayBack - Towards a EU Data Management System for Seized Assets - Law faculty - Andrea Di Nicola
  • The Private Corruption Barometer - Drafting and piloting a model for a comparative business victimization survey on private corruption in the EU - Law faculty - Andrea Di Nicola

Europe for citizens (2014-2020)

  • WAI - Walls and Integration: images of Europe bulding - Humanities​ - Gustavo Corni
  • +100 Cal - +100 Calendar -  Humanities​ - Gustavo Corni


  • FOOdIVERSE - Diversifying sustainable and organic food systems - Sociology and social research - Francesca Forno
  • PLATEFORMS  - Sustainable Food Platforms: Enabling sustainable food practices through socio-technical innovation - Sociology and social research​ - Francesca Forno, Emanuela Bozzini, Natalia Magnani​ 
  • HEALTHMARK - Salute metabolica attraverso la nutrizione, microbiota e biomarcatori del triptofano - C3A - Fulvio Mattivi
  • STEEP STREAMS - Solid Transport Evaluation and Efficiency in Prevention: Sustainable Techniques of Rational Engineering and Advanced MethodS - Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering​ - Aronne Armanini

JPI - Joint Programming Initiatives

  • VITISMART - Toward a sustainable viticulture: improved grapevine productivity and tolerance to abiotic and biotic stresses by combining resistant cultivars and beneficial microorganisms - C3A - Maria Stella Grando
  • FOODBALL - The Food Biomarkers Alliance - C3A - Fulvio Mattivi