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Active in materials innovation?

SIM can help bridging the gap between basic research and industrial markets by funding demand driven projects. Or maybe you have a question about innovative materials? Ask us! Our one-stop-shop supports you in materials innovation. 

Strategic Initiative Materials

SIM is a virtual research centre. Our mission is to further strengthen Flanders strong position in materials innovation.

  • One Stop Shop for Materials Related Questions

    We also offer a one-stop-shop service for all questions on innovative materials. Ask away! Read More

  • Materials Innovation Funding

    We want to bridge the gap between basic research and industrial markets by funding demand driven projects. 

    There are several reasons why participating in SIM projects can be beneficial for your company. Read More

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New M-ERA.NET call 2023

M-ERA.NET supports ambitious, transnational R&D projects on materials innovation. A new M-ERA.NET call 2023 is now open with the deadlines: 16 May 2023, 12.00 noon for the pre-proposal and 21 November 2023, 12.00 noon for the full-proposal.
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Eureka call for lightweight innovation projects

The Eureka call is open from 25 January until 25 April 2023. By participating in this call, Flanders wants to encourage companies to carry out lightweight innovation development projects with partners from the participating regions.
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