Financing entity: European Commission
Programme: European Defence Fund
Type of action: EDF-RA EDF Research Actions
Call: Call for EDF research actions implemented via actual cost grants (EDF-2023-RA)
Objectives of the call
The proposals must address research on new hardware architectures for AI that offer very significant gains in term of power consumption, processing speed and latency, as well as in terms of size, weight and cost. Any type of architecture deemed suitable to address the objectives may be investigated (e.g. magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJ), memristors, in-memory computing, etc., possibly combined with other relevant hardware and software technologies in hybrid architectures).
Who can apply?
In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:
– be legal entities (public or private bodies),
– be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.: EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories), non-EU countries: listed EEA countries,
– have their executive management structure established in eligible countries,
– must not be subject to control by a non-associated third country or nonassociated third-country entity.
How to apply?
Electronically via the Founding & Tenders Portal Electronic Submission System
Deadline: 22 November 2023
Call budget: EUR 157 000 000