M-ERA.NET Joint Call 2021

Basic Information

Network M-ERA.NET 3
Website https://m-era.net/joint-calls/joint-call-2021
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, future batteries technology and related production technologies. M-ERA.NET aims to strengthen the contribution of materials R&D to energy-related applications where applicable.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 15/03/2021
Deadline Pre-Proposal 15/06/2021 Submitted proposal: 493
Deadline Full-Proposal 17/11/2021 Submitted proposal: 171
Evaluation End Date 11/03/2022 Successful proposal: 151 Proposals funded: 70
Is call co-funded? Yes
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
  • Reducing administrative overheads
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
  • Addressing specific policy issues
Research fields
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Industrial production
  • Materials
  • Nanosciences and nanotechnologies
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
  • Pre-competitive 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
Austria Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Belgium National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Brazil São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
Bulgaria National Science Fund of Bulgaria (BNSF)
Croatia Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (MSES-MZOS)
Denmark Innovation Fund Denmark (Innofond)
Estonia Estonian Science Foundation (ETAG)
Finland Academy of Finland (AKA)
Finland Business Finland (BF)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Germany Project Management Juelich / Research Centre Juelich (PTJ/FZJ)
Germany Saxon State Ministry for science, culture and tourism (SMWK)
Hungary National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH)
Iceland Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS)
Israel Israel Innovation Authority (IIA)
Israel Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
Korea, Republic of Korea Institute for the Advancement of Technology (KIAT)
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)
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Russia Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE)
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Science (SAS/SAV)
Slovenia Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS/MIZS)
South Africa Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Spain Basque Government (EJ-GV)
Spain Basque Innovation Agency (Innobasque)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Spain Economic Development Agency of the Principality of Asturias (IDEPA)
Spain Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)
Sweden Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA)
Switzerland Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC)
Taiwan National Science and Technology Council / Ministry of Science and Technology (NSTC / MoST Taiwan)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
-SMILE- Surface coating and MIcrostructuring for compound functionaL... 4
3D-FOAM Foamed Geopolymer Made by Additive Manufacturing for the Con... 5
3DNano-HPC 3D Biotextile with Technological Composition of nano particl... 4
ALISA Advanced Lithium-Sulfur batteries with ultramicroporous carb... 4
AM-ACTS Additive Manufacturing of Actively Cooled Thermal Shields 5
ARISER Large Area Magnetron Sputtered All-Solid-State Batteries wit... 5
AddMag Additive manufacturing of permanent magnet materials 8
AfreeSSB Anode-free all-solid-state batteries: From thin film to bulk 6
BALSA Bio-sourced Alternatives for Lithium-Silicon Anodes 7
BATMAN Development of novel Li ion BATtery solid electrolyte separa... 5
BRIGHT Cellulose based Bio-foam for Interactive Energy Harvester 3
BattPor Inline evaluation of Li-ion battery electrode porosity using... 5
BioCel3D Cellulose from waste and bacteria in electro-spinning for co... 4
COFFEE Cationic Covalent Organic Frameworks as Anion Exchange Membr... 3
CerAM SLS Qualification of thermoset-based powders for selective laser... 3
Cool BatMan Battery Thermal Management System Based on High Power Densit... 4
DCEC2 Development of novel concept of engineered layered composites 3
DuplexCER High performance duplex ceramics for efficient machining of ... 4
EcoMat Durable bio-based polymer composites reinforced with natural... 3
GEOSUMAT Materials for Circular Economy: Industrial Waste Based Geopo... 8
GRADIENT Graded interphases for enhanced dielectric and mechanical st... 4
GREEN-BAT GRadient- and multi-matErial procEssing of Next-generation s... 4
GoFIB Gallium Oxide Fabrication with Ion Beams 3
Gold-PAWS Sustainable Production Process for High-Quality Gold-Plated ... 3
GraSonics High Sensitive Wideband Graphene Ultrasonic Transducers 3
Greenhouse-PV Semi-transparent PV coatings for greenhouse application 4
HYDROSENS Room temperature hydrogen sensors based on polycarbazole and... 5
HardCoat Surface hardening and highly wear-resistant nanocomposite co... 4
I4BAGS Ion Implantation for Innovative Interface modifications in B... 4
IMMENSE Inkjet manufacturing of CCMs for PEMFC by development of cat... 5
InsBIOration Bio-inspired interfaces for the development of next generati... 6
KESPER Kesterite based Photoelectrodes for Water and Nitrogen Reduc... 4
LASIBAT Laser-based in-line sintering of adapted ceramic materials f... 5
LDI MAGIC Laser Direct Imaging Material and Process Developments for N... 3
LIFOMUL 3D LIgnin FOrmulations for MULtimaterial 3D printing of microne... 5
LaserBATMAN Multi-scale simulation of laser welding for optimal battery ... 5
M-LUGE Multi-scale laser surface texturing for low ice-friction con... 3
MAR-WRECK Development of geopolymer composites as a material for prote... 4
MBrace Multi-Matrix Composites for Fashionable, Customized and Evol... 6
MEDIATE Semantic-based Material Twin and Co-Simulation Platform for ... 4
MatDeMa Affordable and Sustainable Multi-Material Lightweight Design... 4
Mem4BoTiReg Biodegradable functionalized Membrane for Bone and Tissue Re... 4
ModEl-FuturE Modelling Wear of Intrinsically Self-Healing Elastomers for ... 4
NACAB NAnoCarbon materials for sustainable Battery technology 4
NanOx4EStor Nanoscaled ferroelectric (pseudo)-binary oxide thin film sup... 3
Nano4Glio Engineered nano-based device for glioblastoma multiforme the... 4
NanoTRAACES Ultrasensitive sensors for the detection of Lithium Ion Batt... 7
PHANTASTIC PHysics- and dAta-driven multiscale modelling desigN of laye... 5
PIECRISCI Investigation of Regenerative Effects of CRISPR / Cas9 Funct... 5
PLASMANODE Plasma-modified powder materials for Li-ion battery anodes p... 4
PORMETALOMICS Porous Metal Genomics for Tailoring Mechanical Properties of... 3
PRINTCAP next generation of 3D printed structural supercapacitors 4
Pompey Polymer-Metal 3D Printing using Hybrid Material Extrusion 3
PowderEUse Novel method of polyamide powders reconditioning for re-use ... 4
RESTINA Recovered Silicon / Tin Sulphide Nanocomposite Anode Materia... 4
RePark Refining the efficacy of systemic administration of bioactiv... 3
SOLIMEC Enhancing the mechanical stability of interfaces in solid-st... 6
SPIRIT Solid state Potassium-Ion batteRIes for safe and susTainable... 5
SUSTBATT Scalable Sustainable Anodes for Li-ion Batteries by Structur... 6
SanFlex Antipathogenic touchscreen polymer films 4
SuSaNa Sustainable and Safe anode-free Na battery 7
SuperSuper Alternative Superconducting Superlattices 5
TARDIS Nano-enabled stimuli-responsive scaffolds for targeted antim... 5
TOPCAPI Advanced cutting Tools of predictable life with OPtimized Co... 7
Thermos Tellurium-Free Thermoelectric Modules by Interface Engineering 5
VENUS Anti-calcification treatment of elastin-rich bioprosthetic m... 5
ZABAT Next generation rechargeable and sustainable Zinc-Air batter... 5
ZABSES Zinc-Air Battery for the Stationary Electricity Storage 4
bioMAT4EYE Neoteric Biomaterials for hIPSCs Monitorized Differentiation... 8