Horizon Europe Cluster 4: Digital, technology and space

Research and innovation to develop new digital, industrial, and space technologies to drive a more competitive, sustainable, and resilient economy.


Digital and industrial technologies, including in space, shape all sectors of the economy and society. They transform the way industry develops, produces new products and services, and are central to any sustainable future.

The activities of this cluster include areas of:

  • digital technologies, including quantum technologies, artificial intelligence and robotics
  • manufacturing technologies, including new technologies that are more efficient, sustainable and resilient
  • space, including the development of new space-based technologies and applications, such as Earth observation, navigation and telecommunications
  • advanced materials, including the development of new advanced materials with improved properties, such as strength, lightness, and durability and that are more sustainable and efficient.

Finding calls under Cluster 4

The full details of Cluster 4, including the Work Programme for 2023 to 2024, are available from the Cluster 4 homepage.

Cluster 4 homepage(external link) — European Commission

You can also browse the Cluster 4 topics, with text search and filtering, through the Funding and Funding and Tenders Portal.

Cluster 4 topics(external link) — European Commission

National Contact Points

John Cater profileCluster 4 NCP – John Cater

  • Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Aerospace Research Institute University of Canterbury
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Email: Cluster4NCP@mbie.govt.nz

Andrew SporleMāori NCP – Andrew Sporle

  • Managing Director, iNZight Analytics; Deputy Director, Healthier Lives National Science Challenge; Associate Professor (Honorary) of Statistics, University of Auckland
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • MaoriNCP@mbie.govt.nz

Isaac Holliss profileBrussels NCP – Isaac Holliss

  • Science and Innovation Counsellor, Europe New Zealand Mission to the European Union
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Email: nzncp@mbie.govt.nz
Last updated: 28 August 2023