ASTRID Maturation is a dedicated programme supporting the development of scientific work carried out in the framework of ASTRID, theses funded by DGA/AID and research projects by engineering schools under DGA/AID supervision. This programme is dual use: applications must serve both civilian and military purposes.
The ASTRID-Maturation programme aims to:
The programme, at the borderline between upstream research and technological research, is complementary to RAPID and DGA upstream studies programmes (as far as military applications are concerned) and other civilian supporting programmes.
ASTRID Maturation is open to all types of enterprises. However, in order to promote innovation in SMEs and ITEs, the participation of at least one company in these categories is required per project.
The grant awarded to the projects, whose duration must be between 2 and 3 years, is capped at € 500 k.
Planned date of site opening : Friday, 15th september 2021
Dead line : Friday, 15th October 2021, 1 PM (Paris time)
The appelsprojetsrecherche.fr 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.