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Call: Challenging the future- technologies

Acronym PPPA
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions"
This Programme introduces new initiatives that might turn into standing EU funding programmes. A Pilot Project is an initiative of an experimental nature designed to test the feasibility of an action and its usefulness and lasts not more than two years. A Preparatory Action - normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter - is designed to prepare new actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three years.

The Programme focuses on the following overarching objectives:
  • Promote health, prevent diseases and foster supportive environments for healthy lifestyles taking into account the 'health in all policies' principle
  • Protect Union citizens from serious cross-border health threats
  • Contribute to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems
  • Facilitate access to better and safer healthcare for Union citizens
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Challenging the future- technologies
Description of call
"Challenging the future- technologies"
To lay the foundations for radically new future technologies of any kind with unexpected impact, that aims to bring radical technological superiority over potential adversaries. This topic also encourages the driving role of new actors in defence research and innovation, including excellent young researchers, ambitious high-tech SMEs and visionary research centres of big companies and research and technology organisations. Proposals are sought for cutting-edge, high-risk/high-impact research leading to game-changing impact in a defence context. They must have all of the following essential characteristics:
  • a disruptive impact in a defence context
  • radical vision
  • breakthrough technological target
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Thematic Focus Justice, Safety & Security, Research & Innovation, Technology Transfer & Exchange
Funding area EU Member States
Norway / Norge
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Norway / Norge
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Public Services, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), National Government, Association
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details
Research Actions must involve at least three legal entities from different EU Member states or Norway
Project duration max 24 months
Type of Funding Grants
Financial details Indicative grant size per project: 1.5 million €
Co-financing rate: max. 100%
Submission Online via Funding & Tenders Portal
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