M-ERA.NET Joint Call 2020

Basic Information

M-ERA.NET is an EU funded network which has been established in 2012 to support and increase the coordination of European research and innovation programmes and related funding in materials science and engineering.

Network M-ERA.NET 2
Website https://m-era.net/joint-calls/joint-call-2020
Aim of the joint call The aim is to fund ambitious transnational RTD projects addressing materials research and innovation including materials for low carbon energy technologies and related production technologies. M-ERA.NET aims to strengthen the contribution of materials R&D to energy-related applications where applicable. The Call 2020 includes the following thematic areas: > Modelling for materials engineering and processing > Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces > High performance composites > Functional materials > New strategies for advanced material-based technologies in health applications > Materials for additive manufacturing
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 17/03/2020
Deadline Pre-Proposal 16/06/2020 Submitted proposal: 237
Deadline Full-Proposal 19/11/2020 Submitted proposal: 144
Evaluation End Date 01/02/2021 Successful proposal: 119 Proposals funded: 42
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Developing common administrative procedures
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific geographical issues
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Materials
  • Nanosciences and nanotechnologies
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Austria Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Belgium National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Brazil São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
Bulgaria National Science Fund of Bulgaria (BNSF)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany Saxon State Ministry for Sciences and the Arts (SMWK)
Hungary National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH)
Israel Israel Innovation Authority (IIA)
Israel Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
Latvia State Education Development Agency (VIAA)
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania (LSC/LMT/RCL)
Luxembourg National Fund for Research (FNR)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Poland National Science Centre (NCN)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Russia Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE)
South Africa Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Spain Basque Innovation Agency (Innobasque)
Spain Economic Development Agency of the Principality of Asturias (IDEPA)
Switzerland Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
3D4D2 3D polymer matrix device for dual drug delivery and simultan... 6
ADVENTURE Advanced coating substrate preparation by shifted and ultraf... 4
ALF3 Additive Manufacturing of Aluminium by Means of Fused Filame... 3
AMAZE Advanced Manufacturing of Zn electrodes for Rechargeable Zn-... 3
ANSOLCO ANti-SOiLing COating for heliostats 3
AntiPathCoat New generation copper based coatings of improved antimicrobi... 3
BioAFC Biotechnological Anti Freezing Coating 4
CARBOBRAKE Development of a Thick-walled Carbon Fiber Reinforced Brake ... 9
COM℗TRANS Composites based on compositionally complex alloys for trans... 3
CORE-PV COmposite materials and multifunctional coatings with improv... 5
CaFeOx Earth abundant Ca-Fe-oxide-based materials with tailored ant... 3
CatWatSplit Multiscale computer modelling, synthesis and rational design... 3
DePriSS Development of “3D print-thermal spray” systems for appl... 5
DeeMa Design and Optimisation Open Innovation HUB for Composites M... 3
EMMA Exploring Multi-Method Analysis of composite structures and ... 4
Glass3D Shaping Glass in the 21st Century: Additive Manufacturing of... 3
HybbiStent Hybrid biodegradable coating for one-wire peripheral nitinol... 5
INSTEAD Study of InNovative compoSite Thin films based on metallic n... 4
LITAPROP Light-weight composite structures with tailored mechanical, ... 3
LUBRICOAT Simulation-aided design of solid lubricant coatings 7
LaSensA 2D regular nanostructures for lasing and sensing applications 4
MIST MultI-Scale Simulation Toolbox 3
MOFAC2CAP Development of Novel MOF Aerogel Composites to CAPture CO2 3
MOGLiS MOF@rGO-based cathodes for Li-S Batteries 3
NanoBainControl Accelerated nanobainitic transformation in low-alloy steels ... 3
NiWRe-Alloys Electroplating NiW and NiRe alloys as functional alternative... 4
NovMat-AM Novel metallic materials, feedstock and fabrication processe... 6
PlasmaComp Plasma-polymerized functional bio-based composite coatings 4
RePoParts Additive manufacturing Parts and Coatings using Recycled Pow... 5
SAFFIA Sustainable and thermally Amplified Felts and Foams. Innovat... 3
SEBM-WC-Co Additive Manufacturing of Hard Metals by SEBM 3
SLIM-FIT Stable and safe Lithium-Metal / Sulfur Batteries enabled by ... 4
SLiCE Development of novel single Li-ion conducting polymer electr... 3
SMICE-Li Stabilising Conversion Anodes with Solid Molecular Ionic Com... 3
SWIPE Spectroscopy of Spin Waves In Perovskite Excited states 3
ShapeAM On-the-fly laser beam shaping for Laser Metal Deposition of ... 3
SmartEnergy Piezoelectric Energy Source for Smart Factory Applications 6
SmartHouB Smart lightweight functionalized materials for Housing of Ba... 3
TAGGED Research, Development and characterization of a TunAble Grap... 4
ULTCC6G_EPac Ultra-Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics for 6th Generation E... 5
WReMo Powder feedstock production and 3D printing of refractory me... 5
proTool Oxide-resistant tungsten carbide high-temperature forming to... 3