Overview

Country(s): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom,

Deadline: 13-05-2021 17:00 CET (pre-proposals)

Deadline:15-09-2021 17:00 CET (full proposals)

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

QuantERA II ERA-NET Cofund in Quantum Technologies is a consortium of Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) supporting research in Quantum Technologies (QT) in Europe. QuantERA II is supported by the European Union’s Future and Emerging Technologies programme (FET).The funding organisations of QuantERA II jointly support European multilateral research projects with the potential to initiate or foster new lines of QT through collaborations exploring advanced multidisciplinary science and/or cutting-edge engineering.

The submitted proposals are expected to be aligned with one of the two QuantERA cofunded call 2021 topics:

  • Quantum Phenomena and Resources (QPR)
  • Applied Quantum Science (AQS)

Funded projects in both topics are expected to address one or more of the following areas:

  • Quantum communication
  • Quantum simulation
  • Quantum computation
  • Quantum information sciences
  • Quantum metrology sensing and imaging

Project consortia: The project consortia must involve a minimum of 3 eligible partners requesting funding in at least 3 of the following participating countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey.

Webinar

An online webinar will be hosted by the QuantERA Coordinator and the Call Secretariat, aiming to answer the questions related to the call. This will take place on 13 April 2021, 13:00- 15:00 CET. The link to the webinar, along with the detailed information on how to register to the webinar will be announced on the QuantERA website.

Find out more on Quantera.eu

FUNDING SPECIFICS

The estimated budget for this call is 40 MEUR.

The total FNR financial contribution for this call is limited to EUR 500.000.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

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.

1. WHERE TO APPLY

Submissions have to be done through the online submission system of the  QuantERA II website, where the call documents are also available.

Applications not submitted through the QuantERA II website cannot be retained for review.

In addition to the QuantERA II documents, Luxembourg applicants need to submit the FNR INTER documents via the FNR Online Grant Management System no more than 7 days after the QuantERA II deadline. Applicants will need to provide basic information and attach the proposal (including all further relevant documents) based on the form provided by the QuantERA II call.

2. WHEN TO APPLY

Pre-proposal deadline is 13 May, 2021, 17:00 CET

3. EVALUATION

  • Invitation to submit a full-proposal: July 2021
  • Full proposal deadline is 15 September 2021, 17:00 CET
  • Full proposal feedback: December 2021
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