M-ERA.NET 3 Call 2023 is open

The M-ERA.NET Call 2023 was launched on 1 March 2023. More than 30 funding agencies participate with a total budget of more than 30 million €. The aim is to fund ambitious transnational RTD projects addressing materials research and innovation. 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 16 May 2023, 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 1 500 000 EURmaximum 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 SIGMA and National Recovery Plan. 

The Call 2023 includes the following thematic areas:

1. Sustainable advanced materials for energy
2. Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
3. High performance composites
4. Functional materials
5. Advanced materials and technologies for health applications
 (TA CR can’t fund projects connected to Regenerative medicine)
6. Next generation materials for advanced electronics

List of the participating countries and regions:

Belgium (F.R.S.-FNRS, SPW, VLAIO), Brazil (FAPESP*), Bulgaria (BNSF), Czech Republic (TA ČR), Denmark (IFD*), Estonia (ETAg), Finland (AKA, Business Finland), France (ANR, RNAQ), Croatia (MSE), Italy (CaR), Israel (MOST-IL, IIA), South Africa (DSI*), South Korea (KIAT), Canada – Québec (PRIMA), Latvia (LMT), Lithuania (LZP), Luxembourg (FNR), Hungary (NKFIH), Germany (SMWK*), Norway (RCN), Poland (NCBR, NCN), Austria (FFG), Romania (UEFISCDI), Slovakia (SAS), Slovenia (MVZI), Spain (AEI, IDEPA, EJ-GV, Innobasque), Sweden (Vinnova), Tchaj-wan (NSTC), Turkey (TUBITAK). 

*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 2023. 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.