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