The ECSEL Joint Undertaking offers funding for Research, Development and Innovation projects with unparalleled systemic and strategic impact for smart, sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

One of the main objectives is to ensure the availability of electronic components and systems for key markets and for addressing societal challenges, keeping Europe at the forefront of technology development, bridging the gap between research and exploitation, strengthening innovation capabilities and creating economic and employment growth in the Union.

It also aligns strategies with Member States to attract private investment and thus grow semiconductor and smart system manufacturing capability in Europe. The ECSEL JU levers private and national investments. It will mobilise about 4.8 billion euros over 10 years.


Focus areas:

  • Smart Mobility
  • Smart Society
  • Smart Energy
  • Smart Health
  • Smart Production
  • Semiconductor Process, Equipment, Materials
  • Design Technology
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Smart Systems Integration



ECSEL JU opens 2 calls each year. Find out more about the calls here.




ECSEL JU Contacts

White Atrium Building – Avenue de la Toison d’Or 56-60

1060 Brussels - Belgium

+32 2 221 81 02


Public Authority contact points:

National Contact Points for the ECSEL JU can be found in Annex 5 of the Annual Work Plan and Budget.