France: ANR

Name of Funding agency
Agence Nationale de la Recherche
Geographical coverage (national/regional)
Programme website
Programme owner
Program manager (executing funding organisation)
Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Dr. Aymen Ben Amor ()

Dr. Larissa Chaperman ()

Funding commitment
1.000.000 €
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

TRL start-end range from 1 to 5:  the activities of Partners requesting funding from ANR must be positioned at "basic research" segment or at the first segment of "applied research". TRL 6 and above are not eligible for ANR funding.  

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 more details). Within this framework, personnel costs, consumables, subcontracting (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. 

Eligible Topics for ANR: 

Topic 1 – Sustainable advanced materials for energy 

Topic 4 – Functional materials 

Topic 6 – Next generation materials for advanced 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. It is not necessary to request ANR’s formal approval before submitting a pre-proposal. 

Projects invited to stage 2 will be contacted via email (deadlines and precise address will be specified) to submit their full proposal to the ANR platform, in addition to the centralized submission. 

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 reports must also be submitted in the ANR platform. 

Further guidance

Applicants requesting support from ANR must read the specific appendix available on ANR’s webpage (“Au service de la science | ANR”).