This thematic Eureka Call for Network Projects on Advanced Manufacturing aims at developing tomorrow´s innovation in the field of advanced manufacturing within the following technological areas:
A more detailed definition of these technological areas can be found in the Annexe I of this call text.
All participating countries will provide any necessary assistance to project partners during project proposal, evaluation and monitoring phase. In addition, all parties will facilitate Eureka application process and acquisition of the EUREKA label for accepted proposals.
These organizations will also provide access to public funding for labelled joint projects. The support will be given to each partner by its own Authorities in accordance with the national laws, rules, regulations and procedures in effect, on a non-exchange of funds basis, and subject to budgetary availability.
Eligible partners are invited to present joint proposals for industrial R&D projects according to the following criteria:
Any partner whose cooperative R&D project is consistent with the aforesaid criteria can apply to the present announcement in accordance with the national laws, rules, regulations and procedures in effect.
Submission and approval procedures
In the First Phase, partners will be asked to present a project outline in English via the following EUREKA Project Application Form
In the Second Phase, partners with approved outlines will submit their updated EUREKA Project Application Form, the Consortium Agreement (signed by all the participants) and their national applications according to its own procedures no later than 8 June 2017, 05:00 pm CET.
Most of the countries involved in this Call can accept Second Phase applications that weren´t sent in the First Phase in a case by case basis. However, contact by email with the officers in charge of this Call, in the countries involved, must be done in advance to verify the feasibility of this procedure.
More information about the national Phase 2 process can be found in the Call for project information document
Each country will fund its eligible participants within EUREKA framework. Funding conditions and eligibility criteria may vary from country to country. As summary, main aspects of funding criteria are explained below, and a table presenting the deadlines for finishing the national funding procedures and the type of participants eligible for funding in each country is included in Annex II.
The funding process of Labelled Projects will start immediately after the Labelling according to the national procedures and timelines in place and will be finished by the end of January 2018 at the latest. Labelled projects with secured funding will be endorsed in the High Level Group meetings that will take place during the Finish Chairmanship of Eureka 2017-18.
More information about national funding rules can be found in the Call for project information document