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    Technical & Applied Sciences

    This page aims to give you an overview of the types of European funding most suitable for your discipline in relation to the Innovation Axis.

    Basic Research

    The only opportunities for researchers in the Technical & Applied Sciences are in the Marie Sklodowska Curie Programme.

    Career Funding (MSCA)

    Research & Development for Societal Challenges

    Researchers in the Technical & Applied Sciences will find several opportunities in all of the Societal Challenges.

    Societal Challenges

    Research & Development for Industrial Challenges

    Researchers in the Technical & Applied Sciences will find many opportunities under Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT), which will cover ICT, Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, Advanced Manufacturing & Processing, and Space. Furthermore, a strong support to innovation will be funded through the SME Instrument, the Future Emerging Technologies (FET) Open Scheme and prizes (detailed information will follow).

    Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)
    Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)

    Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)

    Innovation in SME
    European Technology Platforms (ETPs)


    Cooperation for Innovation

    Facilitating cooperation activities in research and innovation is the key to bridging the gap between research and the market. Partners for various types of cooperation are available in the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) database. Below are a selection of partnering profiles related to this thematic. Further cooperation opportunities are published on the EEN Marketplace.

    Enterprise Europe Network

    Your Contact

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    Francesco Kienzle

    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •Future & Emerging Technologies
    •Information & Communication Technologies
    Belpstrasse 11
    3007 Bern
    Tel.: +41 31 380 60 07

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