Basic Information

Aim of the joint call The strategic objective of the MANUNET call for proposals is to foster the competitiveness of Europe’s Manufacturing Industry by supporting the funding of manufacturing research projects performed by enterprises (preferably SMEs) and their strategic partnerships. The funding objectives of the call are transnational application oriented and high risk R&D projects related to Manufacturing. The MANUNET call for applications includes all fields in Manufacturing, structured in the following topics: • Information and communication technologies for manufacturing including industrial robotics; • Environmental and energy technologies; • Knowledge-based engineering technologies (computer-aided engineering and design, automated manufacturing, product lifetime management, etc.); • Adaptive manufacturing technologies: processes for removing, joining, adding, forming, consolidating, assembling; • Other technologies/products related to the manufacturing field.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 07/01/2010
Deadline Pre-Proposal 24/03/2010 Submitted proposal: 190
Deadline Full-Proposal 08/07/2010 Submitted proposal: 81
Evaluation End Date 30/09/2010 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 39
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
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Developing common administrative procedures
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • 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 Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Austria Department of Economics, Tourism and Technology, Government of Lower Austria (WST3)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Estonia Enterprise Estonia (EE/EAS)
France French Agency for Innovation (OSEO)
Greece Region of Western Greece (RWG)
Israel MATIMOP Israeli Industry Centre for R&D (OLD) (MATIMOP)
Italy Development Toscana (ST)
Italy Piemonte Region (RP)
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 Agency for Innovation and Development of Andalucia (IDEA)
Spain Basque Government (EJ-GV)
Spain Catalonian Enterprise support Agency (ACC10)
Spain Government of Navarra (CFN)
Switzerland Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Invest Northern Ireland (INI)