The CELTIC-NEXT Cluster programme is pleased to announce its 2022 Autumn Call, for projects in the field of next generation communications for the digital society that contribute to a sustainable world.

The project application portal is open from the 7th of July 2022 to the 21st of October 2022:  


CELTIC-NEXT includes a wide scope of ICT topics based on new high-performance communications networks supporting data-rich applications and advanced services, both in the ICT sector and across vertical sectors. CELTIC is key for initiating ambitious and innovative projects dedicated to end-to-end communications solutions.  More information on the scope of the CELTIC-NEXT research areas is available  here

In addition to the entire scope of the CELTIC Strategic Roadmap, CELTIC is also looking for projects in the field of Non-Terrestrial-Networks and Terrestrial Networks convergence, as part of a developing partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).

Who can participate?

The Call is open to SMEs, Large Enterprises, Research Performing Organisations (RPOs), and Academia.


  • Start submission phase: 7th of July 2022
  • Online Proposers Day: 7th of September 2022
  • Online Consortium Building Sessions: 8th and 9th of September 2022
  • Submission deadline: 21st of October 2022
  • Evaluation of proposals finished: 2nd December 2022
  • Labelling of proposals: December 2022
  • Information to proposers: December 2022

To learn more about how to get support in Ireland, please visit:  EUREKA Enterprise Ireland


David Flood, EUREKA National Project Co-ordinator

+353 1 7272487