Calls for proposals


With the new funding framework "Development of Digital Technologies", the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy wants to address current thematic priorities and challenges even faster and more flexibly than before through timely calls for funding. Based on the funding framework, concrete calls for funding will be published in future and the procedure for submitting project proposals will be explained.

AI Innovation Contest -
Third call for proposals

This third call for proposals aims at projects based on digital technologies in the fields of prevention and management of infectious and other threatening crisis situations, which are suitable for strengthening the resilience of the economy and, in this context, protecting the health of the population. In particular, concrete solutions are to be presented with which current and future crisis situations can be better controlled by means of data technologies and artificial intelligence.

International cooperation

International cooperations are coordinated R&D projects in bilateral international space or within the framework of European funding measures. Only the shares of German partners are funded!

Strategic stand-alone projects

Strategic stand-alone projects are intended to promote new and outstanding technologies and solutions that are expected to have long-term and strategic effects in the ICT sector.