Project Description

Initial Position:

  • EU Research funding offers little chance to large scale initiatives
  • Possibilities of combined funding are little known about

This Project:

  • It is a “network” project funded by the European Commission to improve the coordination of the materials research funding programs all over Europe
  • It delivers a stakeholders platform (or forum) and a map of the geopolitical trends in materials research


  • Providing guidance for stakeholders on the combination of funding instruments
  • Establish recommendations for European policy measures as relevant
  • Eventually increasing the number of large scale innovation projects via combined funding

Total amount: 496 K€ (M2i = 53,7 K€)
Duration: 2015 -> 2016 (2 years)
Project status: started May 2015