Country(s): Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey,

Deadline: 16-02-2022 Pre-proposals

Deadline:15-06-2023 Invited full proposals


The European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) has successfully implemented two Joint Transnational Calls since 2019 to further help in coordinating the research efforts of European, Associated and non-European countries in the field of rare diseases and implement the objectives of the International Rare Disease Research Consortium (IRDiRC). These actions are following the ten Joint Transnational Calls for rare diseases research projects launched previously by the ERA-Net E-Rare since 2006.

Topic of the 2023 Call is “Natural History Studies addressing unmet needs in Rare Diseases”

Visit EJP RD website for full information


The FNR supports Luxembourg partners in this Call with a maximum of 300,000 EUR.



Both pre- and full proposals must be written in English and must be submitted to the Joint Call Secretariat (JCS) by the coordinator through the electronic submission system exclusively. Specific information to follow.

In addition, Luxembourg partners must submit both pre and full proposals, along with the FNR INTER Call documents to the FNR no later than 7 working days after the EJP-RD deadline. Applications to the FNR must be submitted via the FNR’s Online Grant Management System.

Call timeline

15th February 2023 Pre-proposal submission deadline
End of April 2023 Invitation to full proposal
14th June 2023 Full proposal submission deadline
26th July 2023 Deadline for rebuttals
December 2023 Notification of funding decision


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