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Calls for Proposals

Factories of the Future (FoF) Call 2018 & 2019 + NMPB 20-2018


We are pleased to provide the latest information on the upcoming calls for project proposals. The call topics are your opportunity to apply for EU research and innovation funding through the Factories of the Future partnership.


The Factories of the Future call for 2018 will open later in October 2017.


Draft work programmes for 2018 and 2019 are already available online. These contain call topics.


Draft Call Topics (NMPB) | Draft Call Topics (ICT)

*Please note that these draft topics may be subject to change in advance of final, formal publication.


The next calls for project proposals (FoF-2018 & 2019) will be published in October with the FoF-2018 call officially opening on the day of publication. The European Commission has not yet announced these dates however it has published draft topics.


Brokerage: Finding Potential Project Partners


Online brokerage is supported by EFFRA through our Innovation Portal. This free service allows you to enter/upload an expression of interest in a call topic(s) and to find potential project partners.


Project ideas already uploaded can be viewed via this link:


Please note that a ‘project idea’, can also be a simple expression of interest, without slides.


Brokerage is available for FoF-2018, 2019 and for NMPB 20-2018.


How to upload:

  • Once logged in, select:
    • Project Ideas
      • Then ‘Your project ideas’
        • Then select ‘Create project idea’.
        • Fill in the required boxes & select the topic of interest then click on ‘Create project idea’


Questions about the brokerage facility? Contact us!