ASSEMBLE Plus Third Call for Access to Marine Biological Research Stations Now Open

ASSEMBLE Plus is a European Union-funded consortium of more than 30 marine biological stations and research institutes in 16 countries.  Within the Transnational Access programme, (TA) ASSEMBLE Plus marine stations provide scientists and PhD students with free-of-charge access to their biological resources, facilities, services, and data.

The third call for applications is now open, and will close on 17 February 2019. 

For more information, including how to apply, please download the call flyer below.

Open Call for Transnational Access to European Aquatic Mesocosm Facilities in 2019

The EU Research Infrastructure project AQUACOSM ( has opened the Call for Transnational Access to fund participation or leadership of mesocosm experiments in 2019. The call opens access to more than 37 aquatic mesocosm facilities, located at 19 AQUACOSM partners throughout Europe. In total AQUACOSM will offer more than 11500 person-days of Transnational Access (TA) between Jan 2018 and Dec 2020.

EMSO ERIC Call for Transnational Access

EMSO ERIC have opened a Transnational Access Call for Access for European marine enterprise or research organisations interested in open ocean facilities. The call offers free access to three EMSO ERIC facilities where external measuring systems can be installed, including instruments, systems, new technologies and where new procedures/experiments can be tested/take place.

First ASSEMBLE Plus Call for Applications for Access Opens Soon

ASSEMBLE Plus are glad to announce their first call for access to marine infrastructure for the conduct of discrete research projects (not simply for training, workshops or outreach activities). This call will open on 22 December 2017 and will give the opportunity to gain access to a wide array of technologies and services in the fields of marine science. The application form will be accessible from 05 January 2018 and the deadline for application is 15 January 2018. For more information, please visit

Call to Provide Support for Capacity Building Events on the Biodiversity Science-Policy-Society Interface

EKLIPSE is inviting representatives of networks, organisations, projects and other entities to submit proposals to develop capacity building events relevant to the Science-Policy-Society interface, regarding biodiversity, ecosystem services, and related challenges. EKLIPSE seeks to be responsive to community development needs across the European Union by supporting multinational events that add value to science, policy and society.

Future Earth travel grant for early career professionals

Future Earth will offer a series of grants to early career professionals to support their travel to sustainability events around the world. The grants are open to early career researchers working in fields relevant to sustainability and to practitioners in policy, business, civil society and more. Interested professionals can apply on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Call for student involvement in EU Project

A new call is open to assign more then 100 grants of mobility for traineeship within the project “Universities for EU Projects”. The period of the mobility is between the 15th March and the 31st December 2017, for duration between 2 and 9 months.

Trainees will develop professional skills and knowledge in the field of EU ‘Project Planning’ and implement activities related to on-going projects. The participation is therefore open to students in Communications, Marketing, International business, EU law, engineering, Languages, IT, and any other relevant fields.