CELTIC-NEXT call for projects

Call description

Do you want to access new ICT or vertical markets, technologies, and skills? Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, on pre-competitive research and development, gain international recognition and develop new products or services

Then CELTIC-NEXT is for you!

CELTIC-NEXT is an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding, common R&D projects.

Participation in CELTIC-NEXT calls offers proposers several unique benefits on top of the public funding :

  • Proposers are free to define the content of their project proposal according to their own research interests and priorities. All ICT and vertical R&D subjects are eligible at CELTIC Call
  • CELTIC projects are close to the market and have a track record of fast exploitation results after the end of the project. So far the projects have led to more than 1000 new or improved products and services.
  • High-quality proposals have an excellent chance of receiving funding, with an average success rate of 60 %.

Celtic plus cluster Smart Connected World


Eligibility criteria

CELTIC-NEXT projects are open to :

  • Any type of company, large industry as well as small companies, including companies outside the EUREKA countries.
  • Research organisations and universities.

Funding details

CELTIC-NEXT projects:

  • Receive public funding, depending on the national funding decisions, have a total budget ranging from 1 M€ up to more than 70 M€ in total project budget.
  • Project Consortia can include 2 to over 50 partners
  • Typical project durations are between 24 and 36 months

Contact your National Public Authority or the CELTIC Office for more information on funding.

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