The call is targeted at joint projects. The joint project must fulfil the ERA-MIN3 eligibility criteria for a consortium. Participating countries and regions include several EU countries and also Turkey, Canada-Québec and South Africa.
ERA-MIN3 is a global, innovative and flexible pan-European network of 24 European/non-European research funding organisations, aiming to continue strengthening the mineral raw materials community through the coordination of research and innovation programmes on non-fuel and non-food raw materials (metallic, construction, and industrial minerals).
For Business Finland funding, in this call Finnish SMEs and large companies can participate in consortia either independently or together with other Finnish partners. Companies can either apply for Business Finland funding or act as an in-kind partner in the consortium. Research organisations can apply for funding with a consortium including at least three companies of which at least two are Finnish companies (SMEs or large companies). ERA-MIN3 eligibility criteria for the consortium must be fulfilled.
Applicants are advised to contact Business Finland well in advance before submitting of applications.