Publication ERAfrica Joint Call

Call publication date: 15 January 2013
Deadline for the submission of proposals: 15 April 2013


1. The ERA.Net ERAfrica

The ERA-Net scheme is a component of the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme providing funding to improve the cooperation and coordination of national research activities and thus strengthen the European Research Area (ERA) with other regions of the world.

Building on mutual interest of Programme Owners in African countries, EU Member States (EU MS) and countries associated to the EU RTD Framework Programme (AC) to implement coordinated joint activities towards a multilateral funding scheme a “Group of Funding Parties” has been established.

This Group of Funding Parties is supported in this process by the consortium of the ERAfrica Project, which is funded by the European Commission as a Coordination and Support Activity under the 7th EU RTD Framework Programme.

2. objectives of the Joint Call

The goal of the Joint Call is to create long-term research collaboration between EU Member States and/or Associated Countries and Africa. Research collaboration of a high standard between teams from EU Member States and/or Associated Countires and Africa will be supported through open competition.

3. thematic fields of the Joint Call

Proposals regarding one of the following thematic fields can be submitted

 Renewable Energies      specific call text RE 
(updated: 16 January 2013, 11:00 CET)
  Interfacing Challenges    specific call text IC 
(updated: 16 January 2013, 11:00 CET)
  New Ideas                    specific call text NI
 (updated: 16 January 2013, 11:00 CET)

Please also observe the 'Guidelines for Applicants' and the 'National Regulations', which you can download from the boxes on the right.

Please note: Each proposal can only be submitted to one of the thematic fields. Otherwise the respective proposals will be rejected.

Guide for Applicants

Please observe the following guidelines for the ERAfrica Joint Call:

Guide for Applicants (revised: 21 January 2013)

Annex: List of Keywords (revised: 9 April 2013)

Commitment for additional Partners (uploaded: 28 March 2013)

Annex 2: National Regulations

ERAfrica Information Points

If you have any questions concerning the ERAfrica Joint Call, please

contact your national ERAfrica Information Point!

Projects Partner Search

The ERAfrica Projects Partner Search Group is intended for those in search of partners to be submitted to the ERAfrica Call for Proposals.


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