The second competitive call for experiment proposals ECHORD++ is now open. From 4th May 2015 to 23rd June 2015 (17h Brussels time) the research community, enterprises and robot manufacturers are asked to submit proposals for small-scale research projects within the scope of ECHORD++. Each experiment has a maximum duration of 18 months, the funding of an experiment is expected to be about € 300.000. The total indicative funding for this call is € 4.800.000. The Seventh Framework Programme only offers part-funding of research activities. The project encourages the participation of organizations from non-EU countries under the rules applying for funding.