MarTERA Call 2021

MarTERA has launched a fourth joint call for transnational research and innovation projects on 2021-01-04. This call is initiated by ministries/funding organisations from 9 countries: Belarus, Belgium, Germany, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Africa and Turkey .The total funding budget is EUR 8.5 million.

The call will covers the following priority areas:

  • Priority Area 1: Environmentally friendly maritime technologies
  • Priority Area 2: Innovative concepts for ships and offshore structures
  • Priority Area 3: Automation, sensors, 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 and applicants from other countries are eligible in case they fund their own involvement.

The Call 2021 is implemented as a two-step procedure (a pre-proposal and a full-proposal step). The deadline for the submission of pre-proposals via the online platform is 2021-03-26.

Detailed information are published in the Call 2021 Documents Box on the right-hand side of this website.

MarTERA Call 2020

Step 2 Outcomes

9 full proposals with the total requested funding of € 9.5 million passed the step 2 procedure of the third joint transnational call. The following table summarises the outcomes of the step 2 procedure of the MarTERA Call 2020.

 MarTERA Call 2020 step 2 outcome

The 9 consortia are currently working with the involved funding agencies on the national contract negotiations. The projects are scheduled to start from mid 2021.

MarTERA Call 2019

In 2019, MarTERA launched the second transnational call for collaborative research projects which was jointly initiated by 13 funding organisations. Following the ranking of the International Evaluation Panel, the MarTERA Steering Committee recommended 12 full proposals for funding (total cost EUR 20 million, requested funding EUR 15 million). These 12 projects are granted funding from the national funding organisations. All projects from the MarTERA Call 2019 started successfully in mid 2020. For further details, a brief summary of each project funded through this call will be available on our websites soon.

MarTERA Co-Funded Call 2017

In 2017, MarTERA opened the first transnational call for collaborative research which was initiated by 18 funding organisations of the former  ERA-NET MARTEC consortium and JPI OCEANS members from 16 countries/regions and cofounded by the European Union under Horizon 2020.

Following the ranking of the International Evaluation Panel, the MarTERA Steering Committee recommended 19 full proposals for funding (total cost EUR 33 million, requested funding EUR 23 million). These 19 projects were granted funding from the national funding organisations and cofunding by the EU. All projects from the first MarTERA call started successfully in early/mid 2018. For further details, a brief summary of each project funded through the first MarTERA Call 2017 is available on our  web sites.

Submission Tool Call 2021

For the preparation and submission of pre-proposals for the Call 2021, an online submission tool is used. In addition to the call documents in the documents box above, please read carefully the Guidelines for Pre-Proposal Submission, which are describing the process and required content of a pre-proposal.

Brokerage Event Call 2021

As a part of the MarTERA Call 2021, a virtual brokerage event has been hosted on February 17th, 2021. The presentations held at this event can be downloaded here:

MarTERA Call 2021 Brokerage Event Welcome

MarTERA Call 2021 Brokerage Event Overview