FET flagships - tackling grand interdisciplinary science and technology challenges H2020-FETFLAG-2016-2017 Closed!


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

The “Excellent science” priority aims to reinforce and extend the excellence of the Union's science base and to consolidate the ERA in order to make the Union's research and innovation system more competitive on a global scale.


Flagships are science-driven, large-scale, multidisciplinary research initiatives oriented towards a unifying goal, aiming at transformational impacts on science and technology and substantial benefits for European competitiveness and society. The goals of such initiatives are visionary and highly ambitious in terms of scientific challenges, resources and coordinated efforts. They require cooperation among a range of disciplines, communities and national, regional and European programmes.

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

  • FETFLAG-01-2016:Partnering environment for FET flagships

European community funding

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

  • 9,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 March 2016 - 5 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

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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