Matera+ Call

Basic Information

Network MATERA+
Aim of the joint call The goal is to launch transnational, interdisciplinary, innovative, projects and to narrow the gap between basi materials research and industrial applications in the following areas: 1) Multifunctional materials 2) Engineering structural materials 3) Bio-based and bio.inspired materials.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 16/03/2009
Deadline Pre-Proposal 15/05/2009 Submitted proposal: 114
Deadline Full-Proposal 15/01/2010 Submitted proposal: 34
Evaluation End Date 15/03/2010 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 21
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
  • Developing common administrative procedures
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Reducing administrative overheads
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Materials
Type of research n/a
Target groups n/a
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Belgium Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Finland Academy of Finland (AKA)
Finland Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
Iceland Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS)
Ireland Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Israel Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
Italy Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
Latvia Latvian National Academy of Sciences (LAS/LZA)
Luxembourg National Fund for Research (FNR)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland Ministry of Education and Science (MES)
Slovenia Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MHEST)
Spain Basque Government (EJ-GV)
Spain Directorate General of Research, Development and Innovation, Galician Government. (DXIDI)
Spain Foundation for knowledge MADRIMASD (madri+d)
Spain Madrid's Institute of Development and its Enterprise Group (IMADE)
Switzerland Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Invest Northern Ireland (INI)
United Kingdom The Technology Strategy Board (TSB)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
ACIN Adaptive Carbon Interfaces for Novel Neuroprosthetics and Im... 6
AMUSED Advanced Multiscale Stress Based NDE 11
ANTIMICROB PEPTIDES Targeting of material's antimicrobial activity by newly engi... 6
BIOPHOSENS Disposable biosensor for organophosphate detection in drinki... 3
CARBONBON Functional nano- and microporous carbon based coatings for t... 6
COLCOMP Core Shell Biocomposite Fibers for Medical Applications 3
DESTIMP Deposition and sticking of matter in the sub-monolayer range... 3
DISCONNECTING Disconnecting microbes from food and beverage process surfaces 8
EFFIMAT Improved energy efficiency by modifying the surface properti... 3
EXTRUSIONIC New Cryogenic-based thermochemical treatments for production... 6
HIGHBIOPOL HIGH-performance multifunctional BIOPOLymer systems for stru... 3
HONDA Hybrid Organic-based Nanostructured Devices for Applications 5
LIMEDU High Strength Light Metals with Increased Ductility 3
NANOSCdTeSOLAR Advanced materials for renewable energy, including sun energ... 6
NEET Novel duplex processes to enhance compressor blade life and ... 3
NanoBioMaterials Bio-based materials and Bio-inspired Materials 3
POMME Performance of Organic Materials for Mobile Electronics 4
RESCUE Development of basalt/furan based composites for fire resist... 5
SIMUCOMP Advanced Numerical Simulations of Inter- and Intralaminar Fa... 5
SINEAD SIntering of Nanoparticles onto organic flExible lAyers for ... 4
VANCAST Next Generation Nozzle Guide Vanes 6