France: ANR

Name of Funding agency

Agence Nationale de la Recherche

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


Name of the programme/initiative


Programme website

Programme owner


Program manager (executing funding organisation)


Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Aymen Ben Amor, Ph.D. (

Manuel de Anda Villa, Ph.D. (

Funding Commitment

1 000 000 € (expected number of projects to be supported: 4-5)

Anticipated number of fundable research partners


Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

No predefined maximum. Requested funding should be justified with respect to the project work plan.

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Projects must be positioned at "basic research" segment or at the first segment of "applied research": TRL start-end range from 1 to 5.

Funding rates (approx.)

Funding rates vary based on the type of research and the type of partners requesting support, please consult for more details

Major eligibility criteria
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

The standard funding rules of ANR apply (please consult for more details). Within this framework, personnel costs, consumables, subcontracts (within 50% of the eligible costs for the partner), equipment and travel costs may be eligible. Eligible costs depend on the type of partners requesting support.

Topics not covered by ANR:

  • Topic 3 (High performance composites)
  • Topic 5 (New strategies for advanced material-based technologies for health applications).
  • Topic 6 (Materials for electronics)

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Submissions at stage 1 are done at the centralized M-ERANET level.

Projects invited to stage 2 will be contacted by email (deadlines and precise address will be specified) to submit their full proposal to the ANR platform.

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Financial reporting at the national level is needed, following specific requirements regarding the final financial reporting. Please consult the appendix for partners requesting funding from ANR to this call on the ANR website. The M-ERA.NET level scientific reporting substitutes the ANR reporting.

Further guidance

Applicants requesting support from ANR must read the specific appendix available at the above‐mentioned link (“Programme website”).