Call for proposals 2021 - Soldier & logistic systems EDF-2021-PROTMOB-D Open!


The objective of the EDF is to foster the competitiveness, efficiency and innovation capacity of the European defence technological and industrial base (EDTIB) throughout the Union, which contributes to the Union strategic autonomy and its freedom of action, by supporting collaborative actions and cross-border cooperation between legal entities throughout the Union, in particular SMEs and mid-caps, as well as by strengthening and improving the agility of both defence supply and value chains, widening cross-border cooperation between legal entities and fostering the better exploitation of the industrial potential of innovation, research and technological development, at each stage of the industrial lifecycle of defence products and technologies.


This call covers the following topics:

  • EDF-2021-PROTMOB-D-DMM: Development of a digital system for the secure and quick exchange of information related to military mobility (EDF-2021 - European Defence Fund Action)
  • EDF-2021-PROTMOB-D-SS: Development of full-size demonstrators for soldier systems (EDF-2021 - European Defence Fund Action)

European community funding

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

  • 50,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 09 December 2021 - in one month (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)
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for External Relations

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