Call for Proposals EDA 2016 - Pilot project on defence research EDA-PPID-2016 Closed!


The objective of the present call for proposals is to award grant agreements within the scope of the Pilot Project (PP) for research in the field of Defence, in particular:

  1. two technological development projects in the area of defence and
  2. one research and development project linked to certification for military and civil uses.

The aim is to develop a proposal that:

  1. fosters research cooperation between defence research actors in European Union Member States,
  2. strengthens the defence industry’s competitiveness and
  3. raises the level of defence technological and industrial capacity for the armed forces.


The call has the objective of requesting proposals to address the following topics:

  1. PP-15-INR-01: Unmanned heterogeneous swarm of sensor platforms;
  2. PP-15-STAN-CERT-01: Standardisation of remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) detect and avoid (DAA);
  3. Inside-building awareness and navigation for urban warfare (Subject to availability of funds).

European community funding

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

  • 0,43 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 June 2016 - 5 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call EDA 2016 - Pilot project on defence research (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


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