MarTERA has launched a fourth joint call to fund transnational research and innovation projects in the following areas:
- Priority Area 1: Environmentally friendly maritime technologies
- Priority Area 2: Innovative concepts for ships and offshore structures
- Priority Area 3: Automation, sensors, monitoring and observations
- Priority Area 4: Advanced manufacturing and production
- Priority Area 5: Safety and security
This call is initiated by ministries/funding organisations from 9 countries: Belarus, Belgium, Germany, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Africa and Turkey. Applicants from these countries are eligible for funding, while applicants from other countries are eligible if they fund their own involvement. Project consortia must involve industry partners. More information can be found in the Call Announcement.
The international application process consists of a two-stage submission process.
The Stage 1 pre-proposal submission deadline: 26th March 2021 (17:00 CET)
Eligible undertakings (State Aid) as well as Public entities and Public Research & Knowledge Dissemination Organisations that do not carry out an economic activity within the meaning of Article 107 TFEU (Non-State Aid) can request up to 300,000 euros and will need to adhere to the National Rules for Participation. These can be accessed through the relevant hyperlink. (N.B. if more than one National partner is present in one consortium, the total amount of funding for the participating National partners cannot exceed the 300,000 euros capping).
Apart from the pre-proposal submission by the project coordinator on the MarTERA submission platform, each national applicant shall be required to submit a National Application Form along with any pertinent annexes to email@example.com. Please access the National Application Form and the following annexes: Annex I, Annex II, Annex III, Annex IV and Annex V.
Interested applicants are invited to participate in an online brokerage event to form or join project consortia by meeting prospective international partners. This will be taking place on the 17th February 2021 and is free of charge. Register your participation here. You may also find other potential project partners on plumtri’s matchmaking MarTERA 2021 page by registering your interest here.
Call website – www.martera.eu/start