Call for proposals 2017 - Force protection and advanced soldier systems beyond current programmes PADR-FPSS-2017 Closed!


Soldier equipment will increasingly have to meet and adapt to the requirements stemming from their future application in multinational, less and less predictable and very dynamic environments. The objective of this call for proposals is to explore and demonstrate the potential of how technology can further advance and enhance soldier systems beyond current programmes, hence assessing what is the state-of-the-art in one or more of the relevant areas


Proposed activities in topic PADR-FPSS-01-2017 could cover one of the following sub-topics:

  1. Generic open soldier systems architecture
  2. Made blast, ballistic and CBRN protection of military personnel
  3. Adaptive camouflage

European community funding

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

  • 6,78 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 21 September 2017 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (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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