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8th Call of the CHIST-ERA ERA-NET

This call for proposals is now closed. You can view all open calls for proposals by clicking here.

The ANR participates in the 8th call of the CHIST-ERA ERA-NET consortium (European Coordinated Research on Long-term Challenges in ICST), bringing together 19 European countries. The call announcement can be found under Call 2017 on the official CHIST-ERA website:

In this call, two new and emerging topics of ICST domain are addressed, namely:

  1. Object recognition and manipulation by robots: Data sharing and experiment reproducibility (ORMR)
  2. Big data and process modelling for smart industry (BDSI)

The aim of the call is to support highly innovative, international and multidisciplinary transformative research projects in ICST domain with potential for significant scientific and technical impacts.

A two-step submission process applies. Applicants are invited to submit a pre-proposal and, if selected in the first step, to submit a full proposal. At both stages of the application, the coordinator prepares a joint proposal (pre-proposal or full proposal), in English, for the whole consortium, respecting the format and modalities mentioned on

For projects selected for funding, each partner of the consortium will be funded directly by its respective national funding organisation. Therefore, all national regulations apply. In particular, the French applicants must read the document entitled “Modalités de participation pour les participants” available on this page.

General information

Call Documents

The specific document for French applicants (« Modalités de participation pour les participants ») is available only on this webpage. All other documents, including the call announcement and the application forms, are available on the CHIST-ERA website:

Submission Procedure

Submission must be done via the online submission system, following the link provided on the CHIST-ERA website:

Contact Point

Agence nationale de la recherche
Tel.: +33 17809 8055

Release date of the call: Friday 1 December 2017

Deadline for submission of proposals: Thursday 11 January 2018 17:00