The Robert Bosch Centre is interested to participate in the following calls. Please contact Stefan Ipach, Manager for Research and Academic Programs, ( for further details.

Indo-German Science and Technology Centre: 2+2 Call

Scope: R&D projects of industrial relevance in the area of Advanced Manufacturing and New Materials, with one subtopic Industrie 4.0 (New human-machine interaction processes, digital and cloud manufacturing)

Applicants: At least one research institution and one industry partner from both Germany and India

Funding: up to INR 230 Lakh per project for Indian partners for up to three years

Deadline: 13 February 2018

Indo-Dutch Joint Research Programme for ICT

Scope: Big Data and IoT in the application domains of Mobility, Health, Safety and Security, Energy and Smart Citizenship.

Applicants: At least one Indian and one Dutch research organisation and at least one company and/or private research organisation

Funding: 200,000 to 500,000 Euro (equal distribution between India and The Netherlands) for two to five years; cash and/or in kind contribution of companies/private research organisations is required

Deadline: 6 March 2018

Announcement of Calls in Horizon 2020

The drafts of the last, three-year working programs of Horizon 2020 have been published with the following CPS-related topics:

ICT-01-2019: Computing technologies and engineering methods for cyber-physical systems of systems

  • Computing software and systems design for physically-entangled systems
  • Models, tools and methods for design-operations continuum of dependable CPSoS

ICT-07-2018: Electronic Smart Systems (ESS)

  • Technological breakthroughs for future ESS leading to further miniaturisation, new functionalities, improved power consumption, autonomy, adaptation and reliability, and secure operation in real environments
  • Advances in bio-electronics smart systems
  • Access to Nanoelectronics and Electronics Smart Systems

ICT-08-2019: Security and resilience for collaborative manufacturing environments

ICT-09-2019-2020: Robotics in Application Areas

  • Research and Innovation boosting promising robotics applications
  • Robotics for infrastructure inspection and maintenance
  • Robotics Competitions

ICT-10-2019-2020: Robotics Core Technology

  • AI and Cognition
  • Cognitive Mechatronics
  • Socially cooperative human-robot interaction
  • Model-based design and configuration tools

ICT-11-2018-2019: HPC and Big Data enabled Large-scale Test-beds and Applications

ICT-12-2018-2020: Big Data technologies and extreme-scale analytics

ICT-15-2019-2020: Cloud Computing

  • New modelling techniques and mechanisms to compose and coordinate resources across heterogeneous clouds, including micro local clouds, private enterprise clouds, aggregated and hybrid cloud models facilitating interoperability and data portability between cloud service providers
  • Edge computing (fog computing) technologies that integrate the limited memory, storage and computation of fog nodes that are closer to where data are generated into the cloud architecture and allow to make intelligent decisions when to move computation from the edge to the cloud, while taking into account the network capabilities as well as the security and/or sensitivity of data
  • New management strategies aimed to design and develop an efficient, coordinated, robust, secure and service agnostic management of the set of resources brought by combining cloud, IoT, Big Data and fog computing

ICT-16-2018: Software Technologies

ICT-27-2018-2020: Internet of Things

DT-ICT-11-2019: Big data solutions for energy

LC-SC3-EE-13-2018-2019-2020: Enabling next-generation of smart energy services valorising energy efficiency and flexibility at demand-side as energy resource

LC-SC3-EC-1-2018-2019-2020: The role of consumers in changing the market through informed decision and collective actions

LC-SC3-ES-3-2018-2020: Integrated local energy systems (Energy islands)

LC-SC3-SCC-1-2018-2019-2020: Smart Cities and Communities

DT-FOF-11-2020: Quality control in smart manufacturing

As soon as the calls are published by the European Commission, together with the call deadlines, this page will be updated.