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12 January 2018
 
Horizon 2020: main open calls for proposals

FET PROACTIVE - BOOSTING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

FET Proactive aims to identify the future and emerging technological paradigms with highest potential for Europe’s economy and society.

Two topics are currently open for proposals:

  • FETPROACT-01-2018: FET Proactive: emerging paradigms and communities
  • FETPROACT-02-2018: Community building in Neuromorphic Computing Technologies

For further information please contact Mr. Davide Eynard.

Submission deadline: 22 March 2018

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RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURES

Research infrastructures are facilities, resources and services that are used by the research communities to conduct research and foster innovation in their fields.

8 Topics are currently open for proposals.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 22 March 2018

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SOCIETAL CHALLENGE 3 - SECURE, CLEAN AND EFFICIENT ENERGY

This call includes the contribution of the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge “Secure, clean and efficient energy” to the focus area “Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future” which underpins the goals of the Paris Agreement and the “Clean Energy for all European” package, including the Communication “Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation” and the SET-Plan priorities.

5 Topics are currently open for proposals.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 5 April 2018

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FET OPEN

FET Open supports early stage science and technology research exploring new foundations for radically new future technologies by challenging current paradigms and venturing into unknown areas. It aims to attract interdisciplinary consortia that do not shy away from exploring connections between remote disciplines in order to open-up new and potentially game changing technological directions.

For further information, please contact Mr. Davide Eynard.

Submission deadline: 11 April 2018 / 16 May 2018

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ERC PROOF OF CONCEPT

The ERC Proof of Concept grants aim to maximise the value of the excellent research that the ERC funds, by funding further work (i.e. activities which were not scheduled to be funded by the original ERC frontier research grant) to verify the innovation potential of ideas arising from ERC funded projects.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 18 April 2018

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Swiss funding opportunities: main open calls for proposal

BRIDGE DISCOVERY

Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers who wish to realise a technological innovation with great social or economic impact. They can submit a proposal on their own or as part of a consortium of up to three researchers. The project must be characterized by scientific excellence and a clear vision of a future application.

For further information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 19 February 2018 (LoI)

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SNSF PROJECT FUNDING

Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility.

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori or Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 3 April 2018

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International calls for proposals

JAPAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

The programme “JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers” enables Swiss researchers to stay in Japan for 12 to 24 months.

For further information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 30 March 2018

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EUREKA RUSSIA-SWITZERLAND CALL FOR PROJECTS

The Russian Federation and Switzerland are jointly announcing a bilateral call for outlines for joint innovation projects under all suitable EUREKA instruments. The call is open for all topics, but focuses on the development of products and services within electronics and medicine.

For further information, please contact Mr. Riccardo Cappelletti.

Submission deadline: 31 March 2018

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