Call for expression of interest - Science meets Parliaments / Science meets Regions

A pilot project, 'Science Meets Parliament / Science Meets Regions' is being funded by the European Parliament in 2018. This call for expression of interest wants to bring together partners to organise events under the full ownership of the relevant authorities. The commission is exploring the possibility of funding up to 28 different events with up to €30,000 in funding.

Bio-Based Industries Call for Proposals 2018

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is responsible for the implementation of the open call for proposals for Research and Innovation Actions (RIAs), Innovation Actions (IAs - DEMOs and FLAGs) and Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs), in line with the Horizon 2020 rules for participation. The call has recently opened, and will remain so until September.

This call is the fifth in a total of seven calls between 2014 and 2020. The Call comprises of four main strategic orientations: Feedstock, Process, Products, and Market uptake.

CORBEL 2nd Open Call for Research Projects

The CORBEL partners have launched a 2nd Open Call for research projects to meet the prevailing need for combined service provision from multiple research infrastructures across Europe. Taking on board lessons learned from the 1st CORBEL Open Call launched in 2016 and the services running since then, this will continue to provide all academic and industrial scientists in Europe with the opportunity to accelerate their research.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships are open to a wide number of researchers across many different fields of research. There are two types of Fellowships, European and Global. 

The European Fellowships are:

  • Open to researchers moving within Europe, as well as those coming in from other parts of the world
  • Those seeking to restart a research career after a break, such as parental leave.
  • Individuals coming back to Europe looking to find a new position.

On the other hand, the Global Fellowships:

Call for proposals 'Marine Strategy Framework Directive - Second Cycle: Implementation of the new GES Decision and Programmes of Measures'

Call for proposals are now open for the second cycle of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. This second cycle is entitled 'Implementation of the new GES Decision and Programmes of Measures'. With a total amount of €5.2 million available for funding, there are hopes of several proposals receiving sufficient funding to further the significant research being carried out across Europe.

The PDF below outlines the full details of the Call for Proposals, and what is involved.

2018 IRCP-CRIOBE Grants

The Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs (IRCP) and the CRIOBE (Centre for Island Research and Environmental Observatory) will offer four grants in 2018 to young scientists (PhDs and Post-doctorates, under 35 years old) for research projects focused on the coral reefs of French Polynesia. Grants will be available to both French nationals and foreigners. To support the advancement of science in the Pacific, one of the four award recipients will come from the South Pacific Islands.

EuroMarine 2018 call for FWS and WG proposals

 In 2018 (as in 2017), EuroMarine organises two distinct, parallel calls: 

  • A call for proposals of activities (the present call)
  • A call for application for individual fellowships (targeting EuroMarine PhD students and scholars in their first post-doctoral position, to let them attend an advanced course of their choice)

The general terms of both calls have been preannounced on 5 March 2018.

Call for abstracts for ICES/UNECE Symposium

Guidelines for submitting abstracts:
Use the online submission form to submit your abstracts
Enter the following username and password when prompted:
username: ices\abstract
password: abstracts
Complete the form and upload your full abstract (max 250 words) in Word format
Once you have submitted your abstract, you will get a confirmation by e-mail
Submission of your abstract is final. Changes are not possible after submission.

Call for Applications for NF-POGO Centre of Excellence

The Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE) provides world class education and training courses in the field of observational oceanography, since 2008. Starting in 2013, the NF-POGO CofE has been hosted by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany's foremost polar and marine research institution. The next training programme (NF-POGO cofE Phase III) will start in autumn 2018.