FCT is a partner of the ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA, a project with focus on innovation and technology development for a wide range of marine and maritime applications. MarTERA was implemented in close cooperation with the JPI Oceans and is coordinated by Germany for a period of 5 years (2016-2021). The other partners in MarTERA are: Argentina, Belarus, Belgium (Flanders), France, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain and Turkey.
16 of December 2016: Launch of the 2016 Transnational Joint Call.
31 of March 2017 (17:00 CET): Deadline for submission of pre-proposals.
8 of September 2017 (17:00 CET): Deadline for submission of full proposals.
Please consult this webpage on a regular basis for possible news/updates.
The MarTERA Call Announcement contains detailed information on Call topics, participating countries and funding commitments. Please consult the documents and selected links available in the yellow box on the right.
Argentina, Belarus, Belgium (Flanders), France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain and Turkey.
Applicants from countries not participating in the call can be part of a consortium, as long as they are able to secure their own funding. (Will be necessary the inclusion of a statement on the source of funding).
1- Consult the "Call Documents" available on the yellow box on the right.
2- Consult the National Guidelines of all the participating countries involved in your consortium (including your own). Non-eligible partners may lead to the rejection of the whole consortium.
4- Within 10 working days after the deadline for submitting the pre-proposal, the Portuguese teams (Partners and/or Coordinators) must:
National funding commitment for the call: 300.000 €
Maximum requested funding for a consortium with Portuguese participation or coordination: 150.000 €
Note: if more than one Portuguese institution participates in a given consortium, the budget has to be shared. Portuguese institutions must follow FCT's Legislation, Regulations and Norms. The dedication (FTE) in transnational projects is not taken into account for the 100% (FTE) dedication to national projects.