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6 February 2018
 
Horizon 2020: main open calls for proposals

SHIFT2RAIL

Under the Horizon 2020 Societal challenge 2 "Smart, green and integrated transport" there are several Shift2Rail topics open for proposals.

Rail Research and Innovation conducted within the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking must contribute to addressing the challenges faced by the rail sector, through a comprehensive and coordinated approach to research and innovation focusing on the needs of the rail system and of its users.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 24 April 2018

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FUEL CELLS AND HYDROGEN 2 JOINT UNDERTAKING

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) is a public-private partnership focusing on the objective of accelerating the commercialization of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.

20 topics are part of the currently open call for proposals, including 7 for transport, 8 for Energy, 1 for Overarching and 1 for Cross-cutting activities.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 24 April 2018

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Swiss funding opportunities: open calls and information

SNSF DOC.CH

The Doc.CH grants in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are awarded by the SNSF to promising researchers who wish to write a dissertation in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland on a topic of their own choice.

For further information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 10 March 2018

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BRIDGE PROOF OF CONCEPT

Bridge proof of concept projects support young researchers who aim to develop an application or service based on their own research findings. These projects may feature any type of innovation or research field.

Grants are awarded for a duration of 12 months and cover salary costs of the applicant as well as employees plus some research funds.

For further information please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 19 March 2018

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INNOSUISSE INNOVATION PROJECTS

Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency, assumed the responsibilities of the former Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) on 1 January 2018. Under its new name and with a new organisational structure, it will continue to support science-based innovations in Switzerland.

From 1 February 2018 onwards it is possible to submit applications for innovation projects through the online application tool.

For further information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

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International calls for proposals

INDO-SWISS JOINT RESEARCH PROGRAMME

The SNSF and the Indian Department of Biotechnology (DBT) are issuing a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs).

The call concerns the following topics: Blue sky research / basic research in the life sciences which is either biotechnology-related or biotechnology-inspired.

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 16 April 2018

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EUREKA METALLURGY EUROPE

Metallurgy Europe is a seven-year EUREKA Cluster Programme started in 2014 with the ambition of developing and industrializing the next-generation of metallic materials and metallurgical manufacturing routes for the 21st century.

The topic of the project proposal should address one or multiple aspects of the 3 topics listed below:

  1. New metallic/metallurgical materials or products
  2. New production processes for metallic/metallurgical applications
  3. Ecological challenge of Metallurgy

For further information, please contact Mr. Riccardo Cappelletti.

Submission deadline: 30 April 2018

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SWISS - JAPAN YOUNG RESEARCHERS' EXCHANGE

The grants allow Swiss young scientists to spend 3-6 months of research stay in a Japanese partner laboratory or vice-versa Japanese young scientists to perform 3-6 months of research in Switzerland. Funding includes travel costs and living allowance.

For further information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 20 May 2018

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