oGermany and Argentina are pleased to announce the fourth call for proposals for joint R&D projects focusing on developing innovative products, processes, or technology-based services in all technological and application areas which have strong market potential.

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) will provide access to public funding for joint projects provided by ANPCyT in Argentina and by BMWK’s ZIM programme (Central Innovation Programme for SMEs) in Germany.

The National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion (ANPCyT) is a body under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina, dedicated to promoting the financing of scientific and technological projects. The ANPCyT (Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica) and BMWK (Coordinator: AiF Projekt GmbH) will provide all necessary assistance to project partners during project proposal, evaluation and monitoring phase.

Submission deadline for grant proposals: 16th December 2022
For more information and access to the joint project proposal form, please visit International calls/Argentina.

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It is highly recommended that each interested partner (companies and research institutes) contact their local funding agency before starting to fill in a project application (in Germany: AiF Projekt GmbH, project management agency for BMWK).

To encourage partnerships between German and foreign companies, BMWK and several ministries and funding organizations from various countries have launched a number of bi- and multilateral funding agreements to support joint R&D projects. All project partners must submit a separate application to the relevant national funding scheme. German applicants, who are eligible for funding under ZIM, benefit from a 10% increase in funding when applying for a transnational cooperation project.