Country(s): Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey,


Call launching February 2021


PRIMA is a new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area. Through Resarch Collaborative Projects PRIMA aims to build research and innovation capacities and to develop knowledge and common innovative solutions for agro-food systems, and water provision in the Mediterranean area to make to make them sustainable, in line with the UN 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The PRIMA programme counts 15 Participating countries: Algeria; Croatia; Cyprus; France; Germany; Greece; Israel; Italy; Luxembourg; Malta; Portugal; Slovenia; Spain; Tunisia and Turkey. In addition, it is expected that Egypt; Jordan; Lebanon; Morocco are to be considered for the time being to be Participating States. Their full participation will be announced on the PRIMA website.

2021 Call launching February 2021

In view of the launch of the 2021 calls, PRIMA Secretariat is pleased to share an Orientation Paper, with information on the topics, rules for participation and budget for upcoming call.

Please be informed that the information in this document is subject to change, and does not prejudge the final form of any future decision to be taken by PRIMA and by the Commission.

The calls for proposals are expected to be published by the end of February.

More precise information on the call schedule (launch of the date of the calls and deadlines for submission) will be provided soon.

Visit the PRIMA website for more information


Information to follow with launch of Call


  • The 2020 Call ran in two stages: pre-proposals and full proposals
  • All applications must be submitted to PRIMA via their Electronic Submission System (ESS): Please note, the ESS can now be used to submit Section 2 proposals. A “Submit Proposal” tab is located at the top right corner of the Section 2 call page of the PRIMA website. By clicking on the “Submit Proposal” tab, you will be redirected to the ESS. Guidance on how to use the ESS can be found in the ESS handbook.
  • Additionally, the Luxembourg partners must submit the PRIMA documents to the FNR, along with the INTER documents, no later than 5 working days after the PRIMA deadline(s). This must be done via the FNR Online Grant Management System.
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