The call is co-funded by Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Jordan, Greece, Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Portugal, Tunisia, Turkey and Spain.
Project consortia must comprise project partners from at least 3 different countries, of which at least one from an EU Member State/Associated Country and one from a Mediterranean Partner Country.
Four groups of activities can be supported: collaborative research, innovation, capacity building and mobility.
The Secretariat of the UfM is a member of the steering committee of ERANETMED, a EU initiative that aims at co-ordinating research activities of the different national research programmes from EU Members States, Associated Countries and Mediterranean Partner Countries. In particular, the ERANETMED objective is to strengthen the collaboration and common capacity of research programme owners from above countries to address some of the major challenges that the Mediterranean is facing and strengthen Euro-Mediterranean research co-operation.
The ERANETMED 1st joint call will be launched on 1 November 2014 with a deadline for submission of proposals on 31 January 2015.
Further information on the scope of the call and the participation rules is available on the official call pre announcement.
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