The Technology Agency (TA CR) prepared the 3rd call of the DELTA 2 Programme for applied research, experimental development and innovation, which has launched on May 12, 2021. The TA CR foresees to support international cooperation in applied research between Czech enterprises and research organisations and several international partners, including organizations from Canada, Brazil or Korea.
DELTA 2 Programme: The 3rd Call for Proposals
Call open for proposal submissions: May 13 – July 14 2021
Announcement of call results: by November 30, 2021
Applicants from the Czech Republic may be both research organisations and enterprises. However, only enterprises may act as the main applicant on the Czech side. The funding program focuses on bilateral international cooperation in applied research, experimental development and innovation of Czech companies and research organizations and their foreign partners.
Further information and conditions for submitting a project proposal can be found here (available in Czech only). Further information about the DELTA 2 Programme launch and a list of international partners can be found here and here.
The DELTA 2 funding program aims to support the acquisition of knowledge and skills leading to new products, processes and services or their substantial improvement. Therefore, its support is aimed at projects focused on specific outputs in applied research, which will be put into practice after their completion.
The funding program focuses on supporting cooperation in applied research (including industrial research, experimental development or a combination of the two) using joint projects of Czech enterprises and research organisations supported by TA CR and foreign participants, with the expected support of foreign technology and innovation agencies or other similar institutions. Cooperation is mainly aimed at countries outside the European Research Area (ERA). The allocation for the DELTA 2 program from the state budget of the Czech Republic is CZK 1.225 billion.
Further information and all the conditions for submitting a project proposal will be published in the Tender Dossier on the day of the launch of the public call. Any questions regarding the 2nd call of the DELTA 2 programme should be directed to the Helpdesk. The TA CR regional contact places are available for any consultations concerning project intentions. Moreover, TA CR has published several webinar videos and presentations – can be found here.