Launch call 2017 M-ERA.NET 2 action

The call 2017 of the M-ERA.NET 2 action is now open and the final date for the submission of a pre-proposal is June 13th 2017, 12:00 pm (noon). You can find the necessary information and documents on the site:

Submissions are expected about the following topics as described in the workprogram of the call:

  • Integrated computational materials engineering (ICME)
  • Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
  • High performance composites
  • Multifunctional materials
  • New strategies for advanced material-based technologies in health applications
  • Materials for additive manufacturing

More than 30 supporting agencies from more than 25 different countries are participating in this call with a global budget of 25 million euro. More information about the participating countries and regions with their respective modalities for support are available on the site:

VLAIO has a budget of 1 million euro for financing the Flemish part of M-ERA.NET projects and will use the supportive mechanism of the O&O company projects.

When participating in the call, the project leader of the international M-ERA.NET-project shall submit the pre-proposal to M-ERA.NET by June 13th 2017, 12:00pm (noon). The Flemish participant asking for support from VLAIO also has to submit a VLAIO-Annex to VLAIO by that same date of june 13th 2017, 12:00pm (noon). The template for this annex is available of the VLAIO-website:

The action NMPTeAm4 is offering a partner search tool for the M-ERA.NET Call 2017:

In case you or your colleagues are considering to submit an application, we suggest contacting VLAIO for more information and a more informative, personal conversation is also a possibility. For this, you can contact the following people: Paul Schreurs  ( tel. 02 432 4285, Johan Michiels (  tel. 02 432 4306), of Elsie Declercq ( , tel. 02 432 4278).

We strongly recommend that your potential foreign partners contact their respective national or regional support agency.

Catalisti members can also get guidance and support from Catalisti, please contact Tine Schaerlaekens ( for more information.