Calls for Proposals

The 31st CORNET Call for Proposals is closed. The next call will be opening soon on 7 July 2021 with deadline on 29 September 2021, 12 p.m. (noon, CEST).

Twice a year, CORNET issues Calls for Proposals for international Collective Research projects involving at least two different countries/regions. The calls follow a bottom-up approach: every topic that supports SMEs in their innovation efforts is welcome.

A CORNET project consortium consists of three pillars in each participating country/region:

1. SME organisation, association or cluster (depending on national structures),
2. research performer and
3. SME user committee with a minimum of 5 SMEs per country/region (the required number might differ depending on national rules) assuring that the research meets their innovation needs.

One of the participating countries needs to take the lead as project coordinator and has to submit the joint proposal within the stated deadline.

On the following pages, you will find detailed information about how to find suitable project partners as well as information about the CORNET application process, the proposal templates and the timeline of current calls:

>Current calls

>Find a project partner

>Application process

>Guidelines and templates

>Submission Tool

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