QuantERA Call 2019 (closed)

Call Announcement 17 January 2019 (closed):

QuantERA Network is pleased to announce its 2nd call for proposals in the field of quantum technologies. Submitted proposals should explore collaborative advanced multidisciplinary science and/or cutting-edge engineering with the potential to initiate or foster new lines of quantum technologies and help Europe grasp leadership early on in promising future technology areas.

Thematic scope of proposals should include one or more of the following areas:

  • Quantum communication
  • Quantum simulation
  • Quantum computation
  • Quantum information sciences
  • Quantum metrology sensing and imaging

Funding: ca. EUR 20 M

Application and evaluation procedure: a one stage application procedure (joint submission of short and full proposals) will be open for consortia composed of researchers from at least three countries participating in the QuantERA Call 2019. The coordinator compiles a short and a full proposal using the templates available below and submits them via the Electronic Submission System (ESS): she or he uploads the project description in the ESS and enters the administrative and financial project data in the ESS. The ESS is available here: https://aap.agencerecherche.fr/_layouts/15/SIM/Pages/SIMNouveauProjet.aspx?idAAP=1353.

Proposals will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Excellence
  • Impact
  • Quality and efficiency of the implementation

The deadline for submitting short and full proposals is February 18th, 2019, 17.00 Central European Time.

Participating countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom.

QuantERA aims at spreading research excellence throughout the whole European Research Area. Therefore, proposal consortia are encouraged to include partners from the widening countries participating in the call: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey.

Partner Search Tool: QuantERA has secured a dedicated networking space. To share your project idea please register here.

Info & networking session will be organized by the QuantERA consortium on December 5th, 2018 during the ICT 2018 Event in Vienna. The event will take place in the Austria Center Vienna (Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220, Wien) in Room L8 from 14.30 until 16.00. Interested researchers and stakeholders can register for the event here.

For details please refer to the QuantERA Call 2019 Announcement. All relevant documents are provided below:

QuantERA Call 2019 Announcement (updated on 21/01/2019)

QuantERA Call 2019 Short Proposal Form: deadline February 18th, 2019 – 17:00 CET

QuantERA Call 2019 Full-Proposal Form: deadline February 18th, 2019 – 17:00 CET

QuantERA Call 2019 Leaflet

QuantERA Call 2019 Electronic Submission System Guidelines

QuantERA Call 2019 Financial Form_updated on 08/02/2019

All applicants are advised to check the relevant national eligibility criteria and requirements, as those provide important information, for instance on how to fill out the budget tables.

If you have any question regarding the national eligibility rules, please contact a respective National/ Regional Funding Organisation. For national contacts in the QuantERA countries, please see the QuantERA Call 2019 Announcement.

For further information, please contact:

Call Information

Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), France

QuantERA Coordinator

National Science Centre (NCN), Poland