The purpose of the National Research Agency (ANR), created in 2005, is to provide funding for projects, the aim of which is to add dynamism to the research sector and promote the transfer of results from public research to the world of business.
In late July 2013, as part of its 2014 action plan, the ANR launched a generic request for proposals which closed on 25 October. The Agency received 8471 pre-proposals, 8444 of which were eligible. The ANR’s aim is to announce the results of the 2014 selection by the end of July 2014 at the latest.
Elastopole accredited eleven projects submitted as part of this 2013-2014 call for proposals.
Other current calls for proposals may be viewed on the ANR site.
What is an ANR AAP ?
Who is it for ?
Laboratories or public research bodies or training organisations.
For which projects ?
The ANR has organised research funding for projects since 2008, following an ISO 9001 accredited selection process. The main areas of challenge, in which ANR now operates, are consistent with the strategic European agenda.
The ANR works to :
Promote creativity, de-regulation, development and partnerships.
Target research efforts on the economic and societal priorities defined at the highest level by the state and in consultation with other parties involved in research.
Develop international and European collaboration.
Encourage interaction between disciplines.
Intensify public/private links.
For what expenditure ?
The ANR provides funding instruments adapted to suit the scientific community’s various issues and needs. Generally speaking, the following are taken into consideration :
The cost of staff allocated to a project.
The depreciation of research plant and equipment.
ANR’s participation in project funding is provided in the form of a subsidy.
How to obtain Elastopole support
Request Elastopole accreditation for an ANR project
Obtain support for setting up and making a submission for an ANR project from the Cluster’s project team.