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33rd Call for Proposals - OPEN

Deadline: 27 March 2024

The 33rd IraSME call for proposals for transnational R&D projects is open from 1 December 2023 until 27 March 2024. The call is organised and funded by national and regional ministries and agencies participating in the IraSME network through their respective funding programmes.

General information:
When applying for IraSME calls for proposals, please note that applicants are strictly advised to consult with their local agencies at an early stage during the preparation of their proposals in order to secure compliance with the applicable national and regional criteria. Eligibility rules, application and funding details vary between countries/regions.


Outlook: The 34th IraSME call for proposals is expected to open in the beginning of June 2024. Deadline: 25 September 2024.

What we fund:

  • Development of new products, processes or technical services which exceed the current international state of the art.
  • Technical/experimental development up to a prototype level.
  • R&D with significant technical risks for each funded partner.
  • Minimum constellation: 2 companies from 2 participating countries/regions.

Countries / Regions participating in the 33rd call (subject to change):

  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Flanders (Belgium)
  • Germany
  • Luxembourg
  • Switzerland
  • Türkiye
  • Wallonia (Belgium)

Russia has been suspended from all IraSME activities until further notice.


The IraSME application form (+ draft of consortium agreement and GANNT chart) has to be submitted via e-mail to info (at) until the call deadline.
Submissions after the deadline cannot be accepted.

Mandatory application documents:

Please use the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to download and fill in the application form. Opening the PDF in your webbrowser is likely to cause errors within the form.

Simultaneously the following documents are needed:

  • Complete national / regional application according to the corresponding programme.
  • Submitted to the funding agencies according to the national/regional programme.
  • Please contact your Local Funding Agency

Please note that a draft consortium agreement (unsigned) has to be provided by all German applicants (translated into German!). It is to contain all points mentioned in the ZIM guidelines, to be found on the ZIM website

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Please use our free consultation service via e-mail and telephone. Up until six weeks before the call deadline, all German ZIM applicants may submit a short overview of the project (“Projektskizze”) and send it via e-mail to AiF Projekt GmbH in order to receive some non-binding feedback.