Country(s): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey,

Deadline: 16-05-2023 12:00 CET (pre-proposals)

Deadline:21-11-2023 12:00 CET (full proposals)


M-ERA.NET 3, the European and international network for research and innovation on materials and battery technologies, launched the Call 2023 on 1 March 2023.

More than 30 national and regional funding organisations are participating in that call with an indicative total budget of more than 30 Million €.

The aim is to fund ambitious transnational projects addressing materials research and innovation including clean energy-related applications and battery technologies.

The transnational projects funded by M-ERA.NET are expected to contribute to the European Green Deal and to support the Sustainable Development Goals by improving the efficiency of production processes, reducing the usage of materials and energy resources and by improving materials properties such as durability. Opportunities to build critical knowledge of advanced materials and technologies towards application in health are also provided by the call.

  • Sustainable advanced materials for energy 
  • Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces 
  • High performance composites 
  • Functional materials 
  • Advanced materials and technologies for health applications 
  • Next generation materials for advanced electronics 

More information about the participating funding organisations and conditions are available on the M-ERA.NET website


On 14 March from 11:00 to 13:00 (CET) M-ERA.NET will organise a Call 2023 online webinar for applicants. Please register for the event, which will be hosted via Zoom.


The total FNR financial contribution for this M-ERA.NET call is limited to EUR 500.000.


Luxembourg participants: A principal investigator may act in one proposal only. A consortium leader from a Luxembourg-based public research institution should be a researcher with solid experience of managing collaborative research projects.


Submissions have to be done through the online submission system of the M-ERA.NET website, where the call documents are also available.

Applications not submitted through the M-ERA.NET website cannot be retained for review.

In addition to the M-ERA.NET documents, Luxembourg applicants need to submit the FNR INTER documents via the FNR Online Grant Management System. Applicants will need to provide basic information and attach the proposal (including all further relevant documents) based on the form provided by the M-ERA.NET call.


  • Pre-proposal deadline: 16 May 2023, 12:00 CET
  • Full proposal deadline: 21 November 2023, 12:00 CET

All the details on topics, participating countries/regions can be found on the Call 2023 information page 

We strongly recommend contacting your regional/national funding agency for regional/national programme details.  

More information about the participating funding organisations and conditions are available on the M-ERA.NET website 

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