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The European Commission launched Thursday, April 4 16 calls for proposals for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) under the EU budget for 2019-2020. The calls for defence research are worth €250 million and are part of a larger defence industry programme worth €500 million. The European Commission’s larger ambition is to launch a €13 billion defence programme in 2021.

Applications are open from April 9 to August 29, 2019, at 5 pm (CEST). Conditions for application are available here.

Should you have any questions regarding the calls, you are welcome to contact Benjamin Questier, Strategic Advisor & Head of European R&D and Innovation Support.

List of open calls

Luxinnovation is the National Contact Point for Horizon 2020, the European framework programme for research and innovation. Building on our decade-long experience of EU funding programmes, we are able to respond to questions on where to get up-to-date information on programmes and calls for project proposals, what programmes are the most suitable for you or where and how to find European partners.

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