| Deadline: 30 September 2015

IraSME call open to Russian participation

The call is targeted at international research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI) projects between small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and research and technology organisations (RTOs). IraSME is a follow-up initiative of an ERA-NET by ministries and funding agencies. Regulations for Russian participants: Only small enterprises (< 100 employees) are eligible, research organisations only as subcontractors.

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Deadline: 30 September 2015 - noon

Submitted electronically using the Submission system

  • Please note that the deadline is kept strictly!
  • Submission system closes automatically 12:01 pm Berlin time.
  • Proposals that arrive afterwards can not be accepted for this call.

Please use our free consultation service via email and telefon. all German ZIM applicants may write a short Sketch on the project and send it via email to AiF Projekt GmbH to get some nonbinding feedback, max. 4 weeks before deadline.

The participating countries/regions in this call:

  • Belgium - Flanders
  • Belgium - Wallonia
  • Czech Republic
  • France - Nord-pas de Calais
  • Germany
  • Russia

Austria is not participating the 16th call, but will be joining the 17th call

The following application documents are mandatory:

(This draft consortium agreement is an example only. It is to show you what points have to be mentioned in a consortium agreement. Adapt it carefully to your project or use your own formulations)

Simultaneously the following documents are needed:

  • Complete national/regional application according to the corresponding program.
  • Submitted to the funding agencies according to the national/regional program.
  • Please contact your Local Funding Agency

Important national rules:

  • Austria: Consortia with Austrian partners have to include at least 4 companies of which at least 3 are SMEs (EC definition) of which at least one is from Austria.
  • Austria-Germany: Proposals with only German and Austrian partners can be submitted completely in German.
  • Russia: Only small enterprises (< 100 employees) are eligible, research organisations only as subcontractors.
  • The call is organised and funded by national and regional ministries and agencies participating in IraSME through their existing funding programmes. Therefore it is important for all candidate project partners to consult in an early stage with their respective agencies during the preparation of the proposal to secure compliance with the applicable national and regional criteria.

Source and detailed information: IraSME