Germany (Saxony): SMWK

Name of Funding agency

Saxon State Ministry for Science, Culture and Tourism (SMWK)

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

regional - Saxony

Name of the programme/initiative

Richtlinie des SMWK zur Gewährung von Zuwendungen für Maßnahmen im Rahmen der wettbewerblichen EU-Förderprogramme für Forschung und Innovation (RL EuProNet)

Programme website

Programme owner


Program manager (executing funding organisation)


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

Gabriele Süptitz


Phone: +49351 564-64210

Funding Commitment

 Approx. 3 Mio. EUR

Anticipated number of fundable research partners

No limitations

Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

No limitations

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

All type of research is eligible for funding.

Funding rates (approx.)

For Saxon universities and research institutions: see RL EuProNet

For Saxon SMEs: see also RL EFRE-Technologieförderung (currently under revision)

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

No thematic restrictions; Saxony will support projects within the entire scientific scope outlined in the Call Announcement,

Other eligible criteria:

For Saxon universities and research organisations: see RL EuProNet

For Saxon SMEs: see also RL EFRE-Technologieförderung (currently under revision)

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

No regional schedules, cut-off dates or deadlines

Only in the case of a positive funding recommendation of the full proposal, Saxon applicants will be asked to submit a regional application according to the related Saxon guideline RL EuProNet (for SMEs RL Technologieförderung)

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

Financial and scientific reports are to be submitted after the funding decision according to the obligations of the  regional “Zuwendungsbescheid”

Further guidance

In case of further questions please contact SMWK/Gabriele Süptitz