Research Projects

International projects

About 30 international and European multi-year projects are currently being carried out at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc :

  • 3 European projects HORIZON 2020
  • 14 projects INTERREG with Switzerland supported by the European ERDF fund
  • 3 INTERREG cross-border projects with Italy supported by the European ERDF fund
  • 1 project EAFRD in the Rhône-Alpes Region
  • 5 bilateral projects with Portugal, Brazil, Italy, Malaysia and China
  • 1 Eureka project
  • 1 NATO project
  • 2 ERASMUS projects

The Research Department and the Department of International Relations support USMB researchers in setting up and monitoring the 2014-2020 projects.


Memento of the 2014-2020 European programmes for Higher Education, Research and Innovation

How to participate in Horizon 2020?

How to participate in the European Research Council (ERC)?

Guides on Open Access and Data Management (published by the European Commission)

HORIZON 2020 European Research and Innovation Programme website

Current H2020 calls for projects :

. ERC: provisional calendar 2019

. Marie Curie Shares - IF


- European Territorial Cooperation


INTERREG France-Switzerland

Alpine Space


PIA projects

The Future Investments Program 35 billion, of which €22 billion is earmarked for higher education and research.

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc is involved in 11 projects in which it is either coordinator or partner.


ANR projects

L’National Research AgencyThe mission of the Research and Innovation Centre, created in 2005, is to implement project financing in order to boost the research sector. It finances basic and finalized research projects in all disciplines.

34 ongoing projects


ADEME projects

L’Agency for the Environment and Energy Management participates in the implementation of public policies in the fields of environment, energy and sustainable development. One of its missions is to provide direct assistance in the implementation of projects through financial support.

6 ongoing projects


FUI projects

The Single Interministerial Fund finances collaborative projects aimed at developing new products or services with a high innovative content, with the objective of bringing them to market within 5 years. The project must be labelled by one or more competitiveness clusters, include R&D work carried out mainly in the territory of these clusters and guarantee economic spin-offs for the national territory.

1 ongoing projects


Projects Region

The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region has set up a policy of support for Higher Education, Research and Innovation Institutions. This support takes the form of annual calls for projects.

The University Savoie Mont Blanc currently benefits from the support of the region on various operations:

7 projects Pack Ambition Research

2 IRICE projects (Business-Centred Research and Innovation Facilities)

1 Regional Innovation Fund

1 AAP Mountain

financing of conferences with deposits made throughout the year


European programme managed by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region : European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)


Updated: 17/10/2019