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28th Call for Proposals - OPEN

Deadline: 29 September 2021

The 28th IraSME call for proposals for transnational R&D projects is open until 29 September 2021. This 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.

What we fund:

  • Development of new products, processes or technical services.
  • Technical development from the first idea to a possible prototype.
  • R&D with significant technical risks for each funded partner.
  • Minimum constellation: 2 companies from 2 participating countries/regions.

Countries / Regions Participating in the 28th call:

  • Alberta (Canada)
  • Brazil
  • Flanders (Belgium)
  • Germany
  • Luxembourg
  • Russia
  • Turkey
  • Wallonia (Belgium)


The IraSME application form (+ draft of CA and GANNT chart) is 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. 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.