Lithuania: RCL

Programme Profile

Research Council of Lithuania - RCL


Name of the programme/initiative:

National research programme

Towards the future technologies

programme website

Programme owner

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

Research Council of Lithuania



Name: Saulius Marcinkonis

Phone:+370 676 17256


Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range


Funding rates (approx.)

Up to € 100.000 per project (for project partner) or up to € 150.000 per project (for project coordinator)

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

Applicants can submit proposals to all Call topics.

The general  funding rules of Research Council of Lithuania (LMT ) apply:

the applicant is Lithuanian higher education and research institution (which is listed in the Register of Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Lithuania);

SME eligible to apply only  in collaboration with Lithuanian higher education and research institution;

The applicant who intends to act as a project leader (PL) or principal investigator (PI) has to be a scientist (researcher holding at least a Ph.D. degree);

A person, acting as a PL, PI or a core group member can participate only in one proposal per Call.

The workload of the core members of project team must be at least 20 hours multiplied by the duration of the project in months.

National funding will be provided according  to the  General Rules of the Research Council of Lithuania  for the competitive funding of the Research and Dissemination Projects  approved by the Order No V-45 of the Council Chairman on 29 January , 2018.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

Not applicable