Joint Call 2021

Announcement of the M-ERA.NET 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. The Pre-Proposal Deadline was 15 June 2021, 12:00 noon, Brussels time.

The aim is 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 includes 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

List of participating countries and regions Call 2021


Call documents for download

  • Call flyer
  • Guide for proposers
  • FAQ (updated 19 April 2021)
  • Mandatory Pre-Proposal form
  • Mandatory Full-Proposal form and mandatory Annex 1 to Full-Proposal form (available Sept 2021)
  • Mid-term reporting template (available March 2022)
  • Final reporting template (available March 2022)

Invitations to the full proposal phase will be announced in late September 2021.


Information webinar:

M-ERA.NET hosted a Call 2021 information webinar on 25 March 2021. 


Partner search:

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