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M-ERA.NET 2 ERA-NET Cofund

Project number685451
Indetification of programmeHorizon2020
Type of ActionERA-NET Cofund
Duration 60 months (March 1st 2016 – February 28th 2021)
EU Reimbursement rate0 %
Max EU contribution0 €
TACR Financial Commitment1 000 000 €
Total Project Budget 52 015 473,73 €
Total EU contribution12 750 000 €
Call H2020-NMP-ERA-NET-2015

The project summary

M-ERA.NET is a network of 43 public funding organisations from 32 European and non-European countries. We aim to identify further research programmes for materials research and innovation and to consolidate the cooperation with relevant funding organisations from Europe and beyond.

M-ERA.NET 2 aims at coordinating the research efforts of the participating EU Member States, Associated States and Regions as well as of selected global partners in materials research and innovation, including materials for low carbon energy technologies and related production technologies.

M-ERA.NET 2 aims at coordinating the research efforts of the participating EU Member States, Associated States and Regions as well as of selected global partners in materials research and innovation, including materials for low carbon energy technologies and related production technologies.

Project activities:

Project activities are divided to 7 work packages.

WP1: Management and Coordination. WP leader FFG
WP2: Co-funded call (Call 2016) – Preparation and launch
WP3: Co-funded call (Call 2016) – Evaluation and proposal selection
WP4: Co-funded call (Call 2016) – Follow up and monitoring of projects
WP5: Additional activities 1 – Additional joint calls without EU co-funding
WP6: Additional activities 2 – Other joint ativities
WP7: Communication, exploitation and dissemination of the results

Participating organisations:

  1. Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Austria – Coordinator 
  2. Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT), Belgium
  3. National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS), Belgium
  4. Public Service of Wallonia (SPW), Belgium
  5. São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Brazil
  6. National Science Fund of Bulgaria (BNSF), Bulgaria
  7. Research Promotion Foundation (RPF/IPE), Cyprus
  8. TECHNOLOGY AGENCY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC (TACR), Czech Republic
  9. Estonian Science Foundation (ETAG), Estonia
  10. Limousin Region (CR-LIMOUSIN), France
  11. Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany
  12. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
  13. Project Management Juelich / Research Centre Juelich (PTJ/FZJ), Germany
  14. National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH), Hungary
  15. Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS), Iceland
  16. Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Ireland
  17. MATIMOP Israeli Industry Centre for R&D (MATIMOP), Israel
  18. CALABRIA REGIONE (CaR), Italy
  19. Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), Italy
  20. State Education Development Agency (VIAA), Latvia
  21. Research Council of Lithuania (LSC/LMT/RCL), Lithuania
  22. National Fund for Research (FNR), Luxemburg
  23. Materials Innovation Institute (M2i), Netherlands
  24. Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Netherlands
  25. Research Council of Norway (RCN), Norway
  26. National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR), Poland
  27. National Science Centre (NCN), Poland
  28. Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT-PT), Portugal
  29. Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding(UEFISCDI), Romania
  30. Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE), Russia
  31. Slovak Academy of Science (SAS/SAV), Slovakia
  32. Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS/MIZS), Slovenia
  33. Department of Science and Technology (DST), South Africa
  34. Agency for Innovation and Development of Andalucia (IDEA), Spain
  35. Agency of Innovation, Business Financing and Internationalization of Castilla y León (ADE), Spain
  36. Basque Government (EJ-GV), Spain
  37. Basque Innovation Agency (Innobasque), Spain
  38. Economic Development Agency of the Principality of Asturias (IDEPA),Spain
  39. Foundation for knowledge MADRIMASD (madri+d), Spain
  40. Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO), Spain
  41. Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA), Sweden
  42. MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (MoST Taiwan), Taiwan
  43. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Turkey

Observer:

  1. Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES), Observer Finland
  2. VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH (VDI TZ), Germany
  3. Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Israel
  4. Korea Institute for the Advancement of Technology (KIAT), Korea, Republic of
  5. Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET), Switzerland

M-ERA.NET 2 has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 685451.