The consortium of the ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA lauched a joint call for transnational research and innovation projects on different thematic priority areas. This call is initiated by funding organisations from 16 countries of the former ERA-NET MARTEC consortium and JPI OCEANS members : Argentina, Belarus, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, South Africa and Turkey and will be co-funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020.
The transnational call has a budget of about 30 Mio € for collaborative research and innovation projects in the following areas :
Priority Area 1 : Environmentally friendly maritime technologies
Priority Area 2 : Development of novel materials and structures
Priority Area 3 : Sensors, automation, monitoring and observations
Priority Area 4 : Advanced manufacturing and production
Priority Area 5 : Safety and security
Applicants from the above mentioned countries are eligible for funding. Research teams from other countries are eligible in case they fund their own involvement.