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Transnational call for proposals on Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials in Europe through the ERA-NET ERA-MIN

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

Download the list of selected projects below.

ANR is a member of the ERA-MIN ERA-NET and participates in the "Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials in Europe" call on the topic of "Primary resources".

The aim of ERA-Min is to coordinate research programs in the field of Industrial Production and supply of non-energy raw materials in line with the "EU Raw Materials Initiative".

15 European countries are participating in this call:  Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Research Consortia are invited to submit proposals related to the topics “Primary resources” and particularly the following sub-topics:

  • Exploration
  • Extraction
  • Minerals Processing
  • Metallurgy

France will fund all four sub-topics with no priorities. Please note that not all participating countries fund all topics – please refer to the call text for more detail.

Each proposal must involve a minimum of three organizations from at least two different Call Funding Countries, eligible for funding from the Call Funding Partners (see list above). Consortium members from non-participating countries are welcome, but with own secured resources (Form C). The participation of industrial organization is encouraged.

Funding will be awarded for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of three years. The ANR will fund only the French partners in the selected projects.

General information

Attention: the contact details mentioned below may not be valid as of today. In order to find the adequate contact details, please consult the "departments" section.

ERA-MIN full members: TEKES – Finland ; CNRS and ADEME – France ; BMBF and JÜLICH – Germany ; MBFH – Hungary ; M2i - The Netherlands ; NCBR – Poland ; FCT – Portugal ; UEFISCDI – Romania ; SGUDS – Slovakia ; CDTI – Spain ; VINNOVA and SGU – Sweden ; TUBITAK – Turkey ;

ERA-MIN Associated partners: GSI – Ireland ; ENEA – Italy ; KTN - United Kingdom


Project manager
Ms Karine Delmouly

ANR Program Director
Mr Jean-Pierre Chevalier

Release date of the call: Wednesday 16 April 2014

Deadline for submission of proposals: Tuesday 17 June 2014 17:00