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10 October 2016
 
Horizon 2020: main open calls for proposals

INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - BIOTEC OPEN CALLS

Under the Horizon 2020 Industrial Leadership, there are the following open calls in the field of Biotec:

  • BIOTEC-05-2017: Microbial platforms for CO2-reuse processes in the low-carbon economy
  • BIOTEC-06-2017: Optimisation of biocatalysis and downstream processing for the sustainable production of high value-added platform chemicals
  • BIOTEC-07-2017: New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBT) in molecular farming: Multipurpose crops for industrial bioproducts
  • BIOTEC-08-2017: Support for enhancing and demonstrating the impact of KET Biotechnology projects.

For more information, please contact Mr. Geraud Guilloud.

Submission deadline: 28 October 2016

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MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE INNOVATIVE TRAINING NETWORKS (ITN)

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITNs support joint research training and/or doctoral programme implemented by European partnerships providing Early Stage Researchers (PhD Students) with training and experience inside and outside academia.

For more information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 10 January 2017

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SOCIETAL CHALLENGE 2: SECURE, CLEAN AND EFFICIENT ENERGY

Under the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 – Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy, following calls are open:

  • EE-01-2017: Waste heat recovery from urban facilities and re-use to increase energy efficiency of district or individual heating and cooling systems
  • EE-04-2016-2017: New heating and cooling solutions using low grade sources of thermal energy
  • EE-07-2016-2017: Behavioural change toward energy efficiency through ICT
  • EE-12-2017: Integration of Demand Response in Energy Management Systems while ensuring interoperability through Public Private Partnership (EeB PPP)
  • EE-17-2016-2017: Valorisation of waste heat in industrial systems (SPIRE PPP)
  • EE-20-2017: Bringing to market more energy efficient and integrated data centres

For more information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 19 January 2017

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SOCIETAL CHALLENGE 6: INCLUSIVE, INNOVATIVE AND REFLECTIVE SOCIETIES

Under the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge “Inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies”, there are open calls in the topics

  • Co-Creation for growth and inclusion
  • Understanding Europe - promoting the European public and cultural space
  • Engaging together globally
  • Reversing inequalities and promoting fairness

For more information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Submission deadline: 2 February 2017

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Swiss funding opportunities: open calls

SNSF SINERGIA

The Swiss National Science Foundation awards Sinergia grants to support collaborative, interdisciplinary projects where breakthrough research is expected.

No less than 2 and no more than 4 applicants may apply together for a Sinergia grant. The typical requested amount is of CHF 200’000 per year and research group.

For more information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 1 December 2016

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SWISSUNIVERSITIES: COOPERATION BETWEEN SWISS UNIVERSITIES OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND FOREIGN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN THE FIELD OF DOCTORATES

This programme promotes joint research projects in the field of doctoral studies, between the Swiss universities of applied sciences (UAS) and Swiss universities of teacher education (UTE) on the one hand, and foreign higher education institutions on the other.

Support is given to cooperative projects in fields and disciplines that are not represented at Swiss universities.

The financing period lasts until 31 December 2020. Funding for the programme covers coordination costs, supervision of doctoral candidates by the UAS, joint scientific activities, staff, acquisition of cross-functional skills and travel costs.

For more information, please read contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 30 December 2016

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SWISSUNIVERSITIES: PILOT PROGRAMME TO REINFORCE THE DUAL COMPETENCE PROFILE, BETWEEN SCIENCE AND PRAXIS, OF THE YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE UNIVERSITIES OF APPLIED SCIENCES

The programme will support pilot programs for young researchers in UAS/UTE in order to allow them to develop a dual competence profile, including both scientific and practical training, through a combination of activities in the higher education institution and in a professional context.

Funding covers salaries, coordination costs, costs of training and support activities, costs for further education.

For more information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 30 December 2016

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SWISSUNIVERSITIES: COOPERATION BETWEEN THE SWISS UNIVERSITIES OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND THE SWISS UNIVERSITIES IN THE FIELD OF DOCTORATES

The programme “Cooperation between the Swiss UAS/UTE and the Swiss universities” envisages the support of cooperative projects in the field of doctoral courses, between the Swiss universities on the one hand and the Swiss universities of applied sciences (UAS) and Swiss universities of teacher education (UTE) on the other.

It aims particularly at improving the training and support for those PhD students enrolled at a University, which are employed as a research assistant in UAS or UTE. The right of awarding the title will remain at the University.

For more information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 31 January 2017

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International calls for proposals

EUROGIA 2020: CALL FOR PROJECTS

EUROGIA2020 call for project purpose is to foster multidisciplinary, innovative, RD&D programmes to build and develop the future energy mix.

Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, developing new products or working on pre-competitive research? Do you want to access new markets, technologies and skills? Do you want to gain recognition through your involvement in a large research project? EUROGIA2020 may be the ideal tool for you.

For more information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 18 November 2016

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