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EU Co-funded ERA-MIN Joint Call 2023

Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy

ERA-MIN3 is a global, innovative and flexible pan-European network of 24 European and non-European research funding organisations, aiming to continue strengthening the mineral raw materials community through the coordination of research and innovation programmes on non-fuel and non-food raw materials (metallic, construction, and industrial minerals). ERA-MIN3 builds on the experience of the H2020 ERA-MIN 2 (2016-2022) and FP7 ERA-NET ERA-MIN (2011-2015).

The ERA-MIN Joint Call 2023 is the first additional call of the ERA-NET Cofund ERA-MIN3, which counts with an indicative budget of €11.5 Million.

The scope of the 2023 Call is needs-driven research addressing three segments of non-fuel, non-food raw materials: metallic minerals; construction materials; industrial minerals.

Important Dates
December 7, 2022 Official launch of the Call
March 1, 2023 Deadline for proposal submission - 17:00 (Brussels time)
October 17, 2023 Tentative communication of selection of proposals recommended for funding
April 1, 2024 Latest starting date of selected projects
2023 Call scope and topics

The scope of the 2023 Call is needs-driven research addressing three segments of non-fuel, non-food raw materials: metallic minerals; construction materials; industrial minerals.

The five main call topics, are:

  1. Topic 1. Supply of raw materials from exploration and mining

     

  2. Topic 2. Strengthening the Circular Economy

     

  3. Topic 3. Processing, Production and ICT

     

  4. Topic 4. Environmental assessment, climate and policy development for sustainability 

     

  5. Topic 5: Social sustainability in health, safety and public perception-cutting topics.

     

Proposals may address more than one topic and more than one of the sub-topics, subject to national/regional regulations

Who can apply: 

This call for proposals is aimed at all actors in the raw materials value chain, including universities, research institutes, companies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and public authorities that can contribute to the objectives of ERA-MIN3 and who meet the eligibility criteria, as well as national/regional regulations.

A consortium must consist of at least three project partners eligible and requesting funding from the participating Funding Organisations of at least three different countries whereof at least half of the partners in a consortium belong countries participating in the Call.

Electronic Submission System: 
Partner Search Tool

A new ERA-MIN3 Partner Search Tool is now live. The partnering tool helps you to find cooperation possibilities within the ERA-MIN Joint Calls. It can be used in the following ways:

  • Post a Partner Offer/Request
  • Search List of Partner Offers/Requests posted by others

Other online partner search tools are available here

Participating countries and regions: 

The participating national and regional funding organisations are the following:

EU countries/regions and research funding organisations:

Belgium‐Flanders (VLAIO/FIO); Belgium‐Wallonia (SPW‐Recherche); Bulgaria (BNSF); Czech Republic (TA CR); Estonia (ETAg); Finland (Business Finland); Germany (PT JÜLICH); Ireland (GSI), Poland (NCBR); Portugal (FCT); Romania (UEFISCDI); Slovakia (SAS); Slovenia (MIZS); Spain (AEI); Spain – Basque Country (EJ/GV – Innobasque), Spain-Navarra (CFNA) and Sweden (Vinnova).

EU Associated country: Turkey (TUBITAK)

Non-EU countries: Canada-Québec (PRIMA-Québec) and South-Africa (DSI).

 

More information

Updated information and other call documents will be available from in September 2022 in this website. Follow us on Twitter: @eranetmin3 and Linkedin.

For further information, please contact the Joint Call Secretariat (eramin@fct.pt).