Closed – 2023

Extension of conflict zones : Deep Seabed and Space – Call for expressions of interest

The French National Research Agency (ANR), in collaboration with the French Defence Innovation Agency (AID), is launching the call for expression of interest “Extension of conflict zones: Deep Seabed and Space”. Applicants are invited to submit proposals aiming at improving the knowledge, surveillance and protection of these complex environments.

No grant will be provided under this call for expression of interest. However, depending on the responses received, calls for projects on those thematics may be launched in a second phase.

Opening : 2023-02-28 at 14:00 CET
Closing : 2023-04-17 at 15:00 CEST

Key information

  • Proposals must account for both civilian and military benefits
  • Consortia must include at least one public research organisation
  • Proposals can cover a range of TRL contained between 1 and 6

Contacts – French National Research Agency

Florence LASEK - florence.lasek(at)
Jessica ROHRBACH - jessica.rohrbach(at)
Emmanuel BETRANHANDY - emmanuel.betranhandy(at)


Consult the upcoming and current calls of the portal

The portal centralises all information on calls for proposals and calls for applications from ADEME, ANR, Inserm including ANRS, Anses and INCa. It provides a simplified access to upcoming and ongoing calls, giving a greater visibility to funding opportunities. Following their closing date, the calls remain published for a few months.


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