Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía
Call : Call for transnational, collaborative, inter-/transdisciplinary research projects on ICT-enabled agri-food systems
Country specific: Funding is restricted to organisations from Spain
CTA funds R&D and Technological Innovation business projects submitted by companies in order to enhance their competitiveness. Projects must include applied research, experimental development or innovation activities.
Applicants and beneficiaries: companies, located in Andalusia
Projects must contain applied research (TRL 1-5), experimental development (TRL 6–7) or innovation activities (TRL 8-9)
Subcontracting: 10% of total budget is required to be subcontracted to a Research group from Andalusian University or Andalusian Research Institute
Length of project: 36 months maximum
Project budget: 30.000€ minimum
Eligible Costs: staff, material, durables and equipment depreciation, overhead, subcontracting
Granted activities must have an impact in Andalusia.
Funding rate depends on excellence of the proposal:
Consortium with 2 partners from 2 independent Andalusian companies, can be beneficiary of a 5% improvement of its funding
Consortium with 3 or more partners from 3 or more independent Andalusian companies, can be beneficiary of a 10% improvement of its funding
Maximum amount funded will be:
- 60% of eligible costs of the project, for R&D projects
- 50% for innovation projects.
65% of funding will be reimbursable over 10 years from the center of gravity of the project, without allowance. Repayment will start 3 years after the breakeven point of the project.
35% of funding will be a non-reimbursable part.
Final funding decision will be taken by Executive Committee of CTA. Bank guarantee could be requested to beneficiary depending on its financial solvency.
National/regional topic priorities:
Technology Corporation of Andalusia funds research projects within all topics of the call,
More details in the national/regional call announcement: