The funding objectives of the call are transnational application oriented and high risk R&D projects related to Manufacturing. The project proposals must clearly demonstrate:
The MANUNET call includes all fields in Manufacturing, structured in the following topics:
The respective regional/national thematic programme focus should be taken into account (Swiss participants need to follow the standard rules of the innovation funding programme CTI).
The MANUNET 2014 call is open for entities belonging to these regions/countries:
Asturias (Spain), Basque Country (Spain), Catalonia (Spain), Finland, Germany (to be confirmed asap), Iceland, Israel, Lower Austria (Austria), Luxembourg, Nord-Pas de Calais (France), Romania (to be confirmed asap), Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey, Wallonia (Belgium)
All MANUNET projects must be designed on the following principle: consortia consisting of at least 2 independent SMEs belonging to 2 participating countries, or 2 regions in different countries (see list of regions/countries). Large companies, academic research groups, universities or other public organisations, as well as subcontractors, may also participate according to their regional/national financing regulations, as long as there are 2 independent SMEs belonging to 2 different participating countries.
On national level, Swiss participants have to fulfill the standard criteria of the CTI innovation programme:
In the fullproposal step, they have to submit on national level a CTI proposal by using CTI application form to the CTI office (Further information about CTI rules can be found here: www.kti.admin.ch ).
Before submitting please contact the Swiss contact point mentioned further below.
on European level: visite the ERA-NET MANUNET II Website
in Switzerland: contact Roland Buehler, Project Manager
Research and Innovation Programmes
State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation - SERI