M-ERA.NET Joint Call 2021

A call has been issued by M-ERA.NET to fund research and innovation into low-carbon energy technologies, future batteries technology and related production technologies. One of the topics covered by the call is “innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces”. Financing will occur through VLAIO’s O&O channels. Deadline for the submission of project proposals is 15 June 2021.

M-ERA.NET

M-ERA.NET is a network of European public funding organisations. It supports and increases coordination and convergence of national and regional funding programmes on research and innovation related to materials and battery technologies. Occasionally, their project calls also touch upon topics relevant to the chemical and plastics industry.

Joint Call 2021

M-ERA.NET has issued a new project call, the Joint Call 2021, aiming to fund ambitious transnational R&D projects addressing materials research and innovation including materials for low-carbon energy technologies, future batteries technology and related production technologies. The call is of particular interest to chemical companies working on “innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces”. More information about this specific topic, or the call in general, can be found on the M-ERA.NET website.

Submission deadline for project proposals within this call is 15 June 2021 (12h).

Financial support

This call is supported by organisations in 32 countries, with a total budget of 60 million euro. More information about the participating countries can again be found on the M-ERA.NET website.

To finance Flemish participation in this call, Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) has set aside a budget of 1 million euro, with a maximal support of 500.000 euro per project through VLAIO’s O&O financing channels.

Contact

If you have questions concerning this call, please contact catalyst Johan De Houwer (jdehouwer@catalisti.be).