Who is eligible to apply for Transnational Access

The Transnational Access programme poses certain restrictions upon the eligibility of users, defined in Annex 5 related to article 18 of the Horizon Europe Grant Agreement (HE Access to research infrastructure). The main criteria for eligibility are outlined below.

User group = a research team of one or more researchers led by a user group leader

Who is eligible?

  • The majority of the users must work in a country other than the country(ies) where the installation is located (unless access is provided by an international organisation, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), an ERIC or similar legal entity).
  • Only users groups that will disseminate the results they generate under the project are eligible, unless the users are working for SMEs.
  • Access for user groups with a majority of users not working in a EU Member State or Horizon Europe associated countries limited to 20% of the total amount of units of access provided under the grant.