This is the 3rd Call for Proposal between Canada and Spain for collaborative, industrially-driven R&D projects aimed at developing innovative technologies, products, processes and services for target civilian markets. The bilateral call uses the EUREKA Network process, a proven international partnering platform of which both Canada and Spain are members.
The National Authorities responsible for this call are the National Research Council Canada (NRC) and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), with designated Points of Contact. You will them on the right side of the page.
Deadline for Submissions: October 7th, 2016 at 17:00 (Central European Time in Spain) or 11:00 (Eastern Time in Canada).
Application Form: Partners complete and submit the EUREKA Project Application Form
Call for project process
Preliminary Project Eligibility Assessment (PPEA)
Interested Lead Participants are required to submit a partially completed EUREKA Application Form (a few lines per section) to their respective National Authority Point of Contact for a preliminary assessment of eligibility, viability and national funding procedures if national funding is being sought. This PPEA must take place prior to Step 2, no later than August 31, 2016,. Participants that obtain a positive PPEA result will be invited to submit the full EUREKA Application Form.
Submission of EUREKA Application Form
Lead Partners of Projects receiving a positive PPEA result must complete and submit the full EUREKA Application Form to their respective National Authorities no later than October 7th , 2016 at 17:00 (Central European Time in Spain) or 11:00 (Eastern Time in Canada), in due respect of the national procedures described below:
EUREKA Applications are evaluated by NRC and CDTI using the EUREKA Project Assessment Methodology (PAM). The Project Lead Participant will be informed of the results.
EUREKA Label and Implementation
Successful EUREKA Applications are submitted by the National Authority of the Project Lead to the EUREKA Secretariat for labeling, which occurs quarterly. Projects officially start upon labeling (in Spain, project activities shall not start before the submission date of national funding applications to CDTI). National funding contributions are allocated to the eligible participants in accordance with the respective national funding procedures.
Participants are invited to submit Project Proposals in all thematic areas, with particular focus in the following areas:
Projects must meet the following qualifications to be eligible for this call:
The National Authorities may provide access to public funding for approved joint EUREKA Projects, in accordance with the national laws, rules, regulations and procedures in effect, on a no-exchange of funds basis, and subject to budgetary availability in each country. Participants can also self-fund. Details on national funding procedures will be explained at the PPEA phase. Below is a brief description of the funding eligibility in each country: