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The Horizon Europe missions are inspired by the Apollo 11 mission to send a man to the Moon. The Horizon Europe missions will cover 5 areas. Each mission aims at solving a pressing challenge in society within a certain timeframe and budget.

Citizen engagement and co-design is a strong component of the elaboration of the missions’ scope. Each mission is governed by a mission board composed of thematic experts who specify, design and implement it within Horizon Europe.

The mission boards have proposed 5 possible missions:

  • Conquering Cancer: Mission Possible
    Targets by 2030: save more than 3 million more lives, help patients live longer and better, achieve a thorough understanding of cancer, improve prevention, improve diagnosis and treatment, support the quality of life of all people exposed to cancer, and ensure equitable access to the above across Europe.
  • Accelerating the Transition to a Climate-Prepared and Resilient Europe
    Targets by 2030: prepare Europe to deal with climate disruptions, accelerate the transition to a healthy and prosperous future within safe planetary boundaries and scale up solutions for resilience triggering transformations in society.
  • Regenerating Our Ocean and Waters
    Targets by 2030: clean marine and fresh waters, restore degraded ecosystems and habitats, decarbonise the blue economy in order to sustainably harness the essential goods and services they provide.
  • 100 Climate-Neutral Cities by 2030 – by and for the Citizens
    Targets by 2030: support, promote and showcase 100 European cities in their systemic transformation towards climate neutrality by 2030 and turn these cities into experimentation and innovation hubs.
  • Caring for Soil is Caring for Life
    Targets by 2030: at least 75% of all soils in the EU are healthy and able to provide essential services that we depend on, for healthy food, people, nature and climate.

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