Call for proposals — The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013 FP7-OCEAN-2013 Closed!


The EU Strategy for Marine and Maritime Research supports the EU integrated maritime policy's objective of a thriving and sustainable maritime economy. It is a key component in reconciling the growth of maritime activities with environmental sustainability and thus itcontributes to the 'Europe 2020' goal of smart, inclusive and sustainable growth for Europe. In this context, "The Ocean of Tomorrow" calls for proposals aim to foster multidisciplinary approaches and cross-fertilisation between various scientific disciplines and economic sectors on key cross-cutting marine and maritime challenges.

"The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013" third cross-thematic call will focus on marine technologies.


  • OCEAN.2013-1 Biosensors for real time monitoring of biohazard and man made chemical contaminants in the marine environment
  • OCEAN.2013-2 Innovative multifunctional sensors for in-situ monitoring of marine environment and related maritime activities
  • OCEAN.2013-3 Innovative antifouling materials for maritime applications
  • OCEAN.2013-4 Innovative transport and deployment systems for the offshore wind energy sector

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 55,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 February 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche FP7-OCEAN-2013 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Work Programme 2013 - Cooperation (Work programme)
  • Call — The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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