The Commission is promoting cooperation between national and regional funding programmes in order to open their programmes for international consortia. National and regional funding programmes are working together in so-called ERANETs resulting in specific calls for project proposals. For Industral Technologies the most important ERANETs are:
CROSSTEXNET : Textiles at the Cross Roads of New Applications
ERACOBUILD : Strategic Networking of RDI Programmes in Construction and Operation of Buildings
EuroNanoMed : EUROpean network of trans-national collaborative RTD projects in the field of NANOMEDicine
MANUNET : MANUNET promotes European cooperation between national and regional programmes in manufacturing.
MATERA : ERA-NET Materials
MATERA+ : ERA-NET PLUS on Materials Research.
MNT-ERA-NET II : Micro and Nano Technologies for a highly competitive European industry
NanoSci-ERA+ : NanoSci-ERA is a Consortium of 17 national research agencies from 12 countries in the European REsearch Area (ERA) whose objective is the coordination of the national policies in fundamental research at the nanometric scale.
WoodWisdom-Net 2 : Networking and integration of National Programmes in the Area of Wood Material Science and Engineering in the Forest-Based Value Chains