LEIT – Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production H2020-NMP-ERA-NET-2015 Closed!


The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) is implemented by specific programme and work programmes.

The “Industrial leadership” priority aims to speed up development of the technologies and innovations that will underpin tomorrow's businesses and help innovative European SMEs to grow into world-leading companies. It consists of three specific objectives:

"Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies" provides dedicated support for research, development and demonstration and, where appropriate, for standardisation and certification, on information and communications technology (ICT), nanotechnology, advanced materials, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing and processing and space.

Emphasis is being placed on interactions and convergence across and between the different technologies and their relations to societal challenges. User needs shall be taken into account in all these fields.

1.2 Nanotechnologies
The specific objective of nanotechnologies research and innovation is to secure Union leadership in this high growth global market, by stimulating scientific and technological advancements and investment in nanotechnologies and their uptake in high added value, competitive products and services across a range of applications and sectors.


Actions foreseen within this call for proposals include the following topics:

  • NMP-14-2015: ERA-NET on Materials (including Materials for Energy). Maintaining Europe’s position in research related to materials science and engineering requires concentrated action on common European research priorities in view of implementing joint initiatives. The Materials Roadmap Enabling Low Carbon Energy Technologies (SEC (2011)1609) was recently published in the context of the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan. A strategic and industrial relevant approach to implement this roadmap needs to cover the entire research and innovation chain by pooling national research and innovation capacities, thereby mobilising European infrastructure networks as well as promoting education and training in materials research and innovation.

European community funding

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

  • 12,75 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 26 March 2015 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production (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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