Generic call for proposals
The ANR is launching its generic call for proposals for the year 2018 (GENERIC CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018). It is open to all scientific disciplines and all types of research, from the most fundamental projects to applied research conducted as part of a partnership with a company, especially SMEs and very small businesses.
THE GENERIC CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018 corresponds to the principal "Research and innovation" component of the Work Programme 2018, which has been simplified (link) and is now structured by research theme.
- A total of 36 research themes are presented in the framework of the nine societal challenges*.
- Three themes fall outside the challenge framework, supporting certain fundamental disciplines.
- Eihtg research themes are cross-disciplinary challenges at the crossroads of several challenges (“Interchallenge” themes).
Every theme corresponds to a scientific evaluation committee (SEC).
For improved disciplinary and cross-disciplinary identification, commensurate with the challenges, the project leader will choose a research theme that corresponds to a scientific evaluation committee (SEC).
The GENERIC CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018 deploys a range of funding instruments open to all scientific disciplines and all types of research, from the most fundamental projects to finalised or applied research conducted as part of a partnership with a company, especially SMEs and very small businesses.
These instruments are used to fund:
- individual research projects led by Young Researchers (JCJC),
- collaborative research projects between public entities in a national or international context (PRC and PRCI respectively) and public and private entities with a potential opening to the world of business (PRCE).
Researchers submitting a project should at the same time choose the funding instrument that will best serve the scientific objectives and requirements of their project.
Who can submit a proposal?
Any chair/permanent member of an academic research laboratory of French equivalent, or of a French company conducting research and development work in France, for all instruments, including the JCJC instrument, which is aimed particularly at doctors who completed their PhD thesis less than ten years ago.
All consortia (PRC/PRCE/PRCI) must work with at least one public academic research laboratory or French equivalent.
Please note: Applicants may not be involved with any more than three proposals submitted as part of the Work Programme 2018 (including all calls for proposals), or a maximum of: one coordinator role and two partnerships, or three partnerships.
For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.