Basic Information

Aim of the joint call The funding objectives of the call are transnational application oriented and high risk R&D projects related to Manufacturing. The first MANUNET call for applications is a generic bottom-up call including all fields in Manufacturing.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 07/01/2008
Deadline Pre-Proposal 31/03/2008 Submitted proposal: 101
Deadline Full-Proposal 19/09/2008 Submitted proposal: 57
Evaluation End Date 29/10/2009 Successful proposal: 33 Proposals funded: 33
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • 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
  • Industrial production
Type of 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
Austria Department of Economics, Tourism and Technology, Government of Lower Austria (WST3)
Belgium Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT)
Estonia Enterprise Estonia (EE/EAS)
France French Agency for Innovation (OSEO)
Germany Center for Innovation and Technology in Northrhine-Westfalia (ZENIT)
Germany Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of North Rhine-Westphalia (MIWFT-NRW)
Italy Development Toscana (ST)
Italy Piemonte Region (RP)
Netherlands Development Agency East Netherlands (OOST)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Slovakia Ministry of Education (ME SR)
Slovenia Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MHEST)
Spain Basque Government (EJ-GV)
Spain Centre for Innovation and Business Development Catalonia (CIDEM)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Spain Government of Navarra (CFN)
United Kingdom Invest Northern Ireland (INI)