MANUNET 2013 CALL Open 9th January 2013
Deadline for pre-proposal submission: 13th March 2013, 17:00 (CET)
Deadline for full proposals submission: 10th July 2013, 17:00 (CET)
MANUNET call for proposals supports research projects performed by enterprises (preferably SMEs) in the field of manufacturing, with the aim of fostering the competitiveness of Europe's Manufacturing Industry.
The project proposals must clearly demonstrate:
- Transnational, collaborative R&D with a significant degree of innovation and scientific and technical risk
- Market orientation
- The application and practical use of manufacturing technologies
- Expertise of the project partners in their respective fields of competence
- Added value through transnational cooperation
- Scale of impact and the market positioning of the applicant
The 2013 call includes all fields in Manufacturing, structured in the following topics:
- Information and communication technologies for manufacturing including industrial robotics
- Environmental and energy technologies
- Knowledge-based engineering technologies (computer-aided engineering and design, automated manufacturing, product lifetime management, etc.)
- Adaptive manufacturing technologies: processes for removing, joining, adding, forming, consolidating, assembling
- Other technologies/products related to the manufacturing field
The 2013 call is open for entities belonging to these regions/countries:
- Asturias (Spain)
- Basque Country (Spain)
- Catalonia (Spain)
- Lower Austria (Austria)
- Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)
- Romania -to be confirmed-
- Wallonia (Belgium)
- Western Greece (Greece)
All MANUNET projects consortia must consist of at least 2 independent SMEs belonging to 2 participating countries, or 2 regions in different countries. Large companies, academic research groups, universities or other public organisations may also participate according to their regional/national financing regulations.
MANUNET provides an online partner search tool for organisations and enterprises interested in participating in future MANUNET projects. The tool facilitates the search for potential partners and project ideas.
Manunet Partner Search Tool.
For more information isit the Manunet Website