The French National Research Agency (ANR) launches in partnership with the French armaments procurement agency (DGA), the 2014 ASTRID programme "Specific support for defence research works and innovation". This programme is entirely funded by the DGA and is implemented by ANR.
ASTRID is a dedicated programme to support research projects with a highly exploratory and innovative nature. The maximum funding is €300 k and the project duration is between 18 and 36 months. Applications of this research are dual-use (both civilian and military applications).
This call for proposals aims to:
Follow-up projects may be submitted within the framework of other ANR calls proposals or other funding schemes such as DGA upstream studies.
The cross-cutting nature of the ASTRID programme is characterized by 9 thematic areas:
An additional theme is devoted to “interdisciplinary priorities” (Big data, Humanities and Social Sciences).
the website will be open for projects submission in January
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