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Webinar 21.3.2023

Webinar on Mind4Machines and M-ERA.NET funding calls

21.3.2023 at 15.00-16.00

Webinar, the link will be sent to the registered participants by email.


Further information

Toni Mattila
Head of Sustainable manufacturing Finland
toni.mattila (at)

Anna Nikkilä
Program Coordinator
anna.nikkila (at)

Business Finland is organizing a webinar presenting open funding calls of M-ERA.NET and Mind4Machines.


  • M-ERA.NET3 joint call 2023, Matti Säynätjoki, Funding Advisor, Business Finland
  • Mind4Machines open call, Jarno Salonen, Safe and connected society - Cybersecurity, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

, the pan-European and international network of funding organisations supporting transnational research and development on materials and future batteries, has launched a joint call 2023. In this call, with over 30 national and regional partners, R&D projects in materials and battery technologies are funded with an indicative total call budget of approximately 30 million €. The call supports the European Green Deal, circular economy, and Sustainable Development Goals.

The call 2023 includes the following thematic areas:

  • Sustainable advanced materials for energy
  • Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces
  • High performance composites
  • Functional materials
  • Advanced materials and technologies for health applications
  • Next generation materials for advanced electronics

is a Horizon 2020 project with the aim to facilitate the cross-sectoral and cross-border support needed by manufacturing SMEs to test and adopt the latest digital technologies for transformation towards smarter, greener, and more resource-efficient manufacturing.

Mind4Machines has launched an open call targeted for SMEs developing Industry 4.0 solutions focused on delivering innovative goods, services and processes. The call deadline is on April 19th.

  • If you have an innovative project idea on digitalisation of the manufacturing industry in need of testing, prototyping, and demonstration (TRL5-7), please apply for the Innovation Support Scheme. A consortium consisting of more than one technology provider and at least one industry partner may get funding up to EUR 120.000. For a single technology provider, the funding limit per project is EUR 60.000.
  • If you need support for pre-commercial demonstration or commercialisation (TRL 8-9), please apply for the Go-to-Market Support. The budget limitation is EUR 60.000 for a consortium with more than one technology provider SMEs and EUR 30.000 for a single technology provider.