MCM-ITP – Call for Proposals 2017

The UK MOD and French DGA sponsored Materials & Components for Missiles Innovation & Technology Partnership (MCM-ITP) programme brings together the best in Anglo-French missile R&D.

The MCM-ITP programme is currently seeking proposals for projects to start in September 2017, funding 1 and 2 year projects from an annual research budget of €13m.

We welcome high-quality exploitable research proposals, focused on the development of future missile technologies in the following technology domains:

  • Systems & Navigation
  • Radio Frequency Seekers
  • Electro-Optic Sensors
  • Rocket Propulsion
  • Air-Breathing Propulsion
  • Warheads
  • Fuzes & Safety Arming Units
  • Electronics & Materials

MCM-ITP welcomes proposals from both defence and non-defence organisations, in particular those from SMEs, academic institutions and research centres.

The main objective of the programme is to mature a portfolio of disruptive technologies which hold the promise of major advances in complex weapon applications.

Submission deadline is 30 November 2016. For details of the submission process and for further information go to


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