M-ERA.NET 3 Call 2022 is open

The M-ERA.NET Call 2022 was launched on 15 March 2022. More than 30 funding agencies participate with a total budget of approximately
25 million €. The aim is to fund ambitious transnational RTD projects addressing materials research and innovation including materials for energy generating and storing elements. M-ERA.NET aims to strengthen the contribution of materials R&D to energy-related applications where applicable.

Deadline for submission of pre-proposals is 15 June 2022, 12:00 noon, Brussels time.

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) will support successful Czech applicants and their projects with the amount of 1 000 000 EUR, maximum amount per project 350 000 EUR. Both enterprises and research organizations can apply for TA CR funding. Funding rules for the Czech applicants are defined by a funding programme EPSILON and National Recovery Plan. 

The Call 2022 includes the following thematic areas:

  1. Materials for energy
  2. Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
  3. High performance composites
  4. Functional materials
  5. New strategies for advanced material-based technologies for health applications (TA CR can’t fund projects connected to Regenerative medicine)
  6. Materials for electronics

List of the participating countries and regions:

Belgium (F.R.S.-FNRS, SPW, VLAIO), Brazil (FAPESP*), Bulgaria (BNSF), Czech Republic (TA CR), Denmark (IFD), Estonia (ETAg), Finsko (Business Finland), France (ANR, RNAQ), Croatia (MSE), Israel (IIA * , MOST-IL), South Africa (DSI), South Korea (KIAT), Canada – Québec (PRIMA), Latvia (LZP), Lithuania (LMT), Luxembourg (FNR), Hungary (NKFIH), Germany (SMWK), Poland (NCBR, NCN), Austria (FFG), Romania (UEFISCDI*), Slovakia (SAS), Slovenia (MIZS), Spain (AEI, EJ-GV, Innobasque, IDEPA), Taiwan (MoST-TW), Turkey (TÜBITAK*).

*participation to be confirmed

Project consortia must consist of at least 3 partners from at least 3 different countries (at least 2 EU member state or associated country) participating in the M-ERA.NET Call 2022. In addition to the minimum consortium the participation of further partners is possible.

For more information visit www.m-era.net or www.tacr.cz.