FLAG-ERA gathers most regional and national funding organisations (NRFOs) in Europe with the goal of supporting the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagship concept and more specifically, the FET Flagship initiatives Graphene and Human Brain Project (HBP). FLAG-ERA contributes to the construction of the two Flagship initiatives on graphene and human brain research, and also offers support to the four non-selected pilots to progress towards their goals with adapted means.
On the 13th and 14th of April, the FLAG-ERA Consortium organizes a Kick off Seminar to mark the start of the 19 projects that were selected through the Joint Transnational Call (JTC) 2015.
Recently, the Estonian Research Council (ETAg) and Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (MZOS) have decided to participate in the JTC 2016. ETAg will participate in all 4 topics with a budget of 50 K€ per topic, while the MZOS will participate in the ‘Cooperative Robots’ topic with a budget of 125 K€ .
Individual project sheets have been published recently for each of the 19 projects funded through the FLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Call (JTC) 2015. The sheets contain information on the total project funding, consortium partners as well as the project abstract and key-words. They can be viewed at the page:
On January 22, 2016, the FLAG-ERA Consortium launched a Joint Transnational Call (JTC) for supporting transnational Flagship Proof-of-Concept research Projects. The Call will cover four topics, each corresponding to the domain of a Flagship Pilot :
- ICT for Social Sciences (ICTSS)
- High-Efficiency Sensor Networks (HESN)
- Digital Medicine for Cancer (DMC)
- Cooperative Robots (CR)