ECSEL Calls 2015-1 and 2015-2 are now open

The deadline for the Project Outline stage is at 17:00:00 Brussels time on 12 May 2015. The deadline for the Full Project Proposal stage is at 17:00:00 Brussels time on 8 September 2015.

Calls 2015

ECSEL is a partnership between the private and the public sectors for advancing the state-of-the art in electronic components and systems.
The ECSEL Joint Undertaking is established within the meaning of Article 187 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union for the implementation of the Joint Technology Initiative on 'Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership' for a period up to 31 December 2024.
The ECSEL Joint Undertaking has legal personality: it is established by Council Regulation which can be downloaded >>here.


  • at 17:00:00 Brussels time on 12 May 2015 for Project Outline stage
  • at 17:00:00 Brussels time on 8 September 2015 for Full Project Proposal stage


ECSEL JU opens two concurrent Calls in 2015:

  1. H2020-ECSEL-2015-1-RIA-two-stage - Research and Innovation Actions (RIA)
  2. H2020-ECSEL-2015-2-IA-two-stage - Innovation Actions (IA)

Both ECSEL Calls 2015 have two stages:

  1. Project Outline (stage 1) 
  2. Full Project Proposal (stage 2)

The submission of a Project Outline is mandatory, only proposals having submitted a Project Outline will be allowed to submit a Full Project Proposal.

In order to submit a project proposal, proposers must use the on-line tools provided for this purpose by the European Commission through its “Participant Portal”, which can be accessed through the Call pages:

  1.  H2020-ECSEL-2015-1-RIA-two-stage or
  2. H2020-ECSEL-2015-2-IA-two-stage

Full details of the topics open for proposals, terms and conditions for participation and funding budgets are available in the ECSEL JU Work Plan for 2015.

 The topics for all Calls are described in the ECSEL Multi-Annual Strategic Plan (MASP), document ECSEL-GB-2014.22. This can be downloaded here: ECSEL MASP 2015.
(Note that the calls in 2015 do not address the “Excellence and competence centres” and the “Innovation support actions”).

Proposers must refer to both these documents in their proposals and must describe their proposal using the Part B template (Pdf) for ECSEL-JU. This Part B template showed here is just for reference; the valid Part B template needs to be downloaded during proposal submission via the Participant Portal at the above mentioned ECSEL Call pages: H2020-ECSEL-2015-1-RIA-two-stage or H2020-ECSEL-2015-2-IA-two-stage

RIA differs from the IA in the technology readiness level focus and, therefore, in the applicable reimbursement rates. For funding rates of the RIA and IA but also for the national contribution please refer to the.

ECSEL JU will accept proposals containing cost items contributing towards the milestones and deliverables of the Action that are independently funded by other European sources.

Proposers must contact the National Funding Authorities (refer to the National contact points for the ECSEL programme in Annex G of the Work Plan) in their own countries before submitting the proposals to check their eligibility and conditions for receiving national funding.

Beneficiaries from some countries require the submission of Part(s) C (please refer to Annex G of the Work Plan for more information). The Part(s) C require en encryption/password provided by the ECSEL JU office. The participants are kindly reminded to email the ECSEL JU office to get the password at

To access the the respective ECSEL JU website, please click >>here

For information on GUIDELINES, please click >>here

For information on BUDGET, please click >>here

For updates, please click >>here