Joint Call 2021

Results Call 2021

493 pre-proposals were submitted, requesting 403 Mio EUR funding in total. 174 pre-proposals were recommended for a full-proposal submission. 171 full-proposals were submitted. 151 full-proposals passed the full-proposal evaluation, requesting around 134 Mio EUR funding.

Thanks to substantial increases of committed budgets by several funding organisations, finally 70 full-proposals could be selected for funding, with 318 participants requesting 69.9 Mio EUR funding. This is the largest number of funded projects in the history of M-ERA.NET.



Results of the M-ERA.NET Call 2021

List of funded projects from Call 2021

The M-ERA.NET Call 2021 was launched on 15 March 2021. 45 funding agencies from 32 countries participate with a total budget of approximately 60 million €, including an EU contribution. Call 2021 schedule:

  • Pre-proposal deadline: 15 June 2021, 12:00 noon, Brussels time.
  • Full-proposal deadline: 17 November 2021, 12:00 noon, Brussels time

The aim was 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.

The Call 2021 included the following thematic areas:

  • Modelling for materials engineering, processing, properties and durability
  • Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
  • High performance composites
  • Functional materials
  • New strategies for advanced material-based technologies for health applications
  • Materials for additive manufacturing


For a list of all participating countries and regions in Call 2021 please see the guide for proposers.

Call documents for download:

For questions on mid-term or final reporting please contact the .

Partner search:

M-ERA.NET provides a Partner Search Facility.
The EEN (Enterprise Europe Network) offers a general partner search tool.