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Calls for Proposals

JRC Malta Young Scientist Award

Organisation offering: Malta Council for Science and Technology

Details:

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) is receiving proposals under the JRC Malta Young Scientist Award. The aim of this award is to showcase the efforts of Maltese young scientists to the JRC. 
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which provides independent scientific advice and support to EU policy. Its work has a direct impact on the lives of citizens by contributing with its research outcomes to a healthy and safe environment, secure energy supplies, sustainable mobility and consumer health and safety. 
JRC Awards will be selected by MCST through a two phase process. Six young scientists from Malta (one per each thematic unit) will be selected for the award. They will visit the JRC Ispra site for 2.5 days in May or June 2017. The JRC Award will cover the costs for the flight and accommodation for the respective visit. The event programme will include; 
• A general overview of JRC as the science and knowledge service of the European Commission, 
• Presentation of the visitor's projects to JRC scientists, 
• "Shadowing" of a JRC scientist according to the individual fields of interest, 
• Visits of some of the main JRC laboratories in Ispra, 

Interested Applicants are to submit their application documents electronically to jrc.mcst@gov.mt keeping melchior.cini@gov.mt in copy, with “JRC Malta Young Scientist Award” as a subject heading. Applications should be received by not later than Friday 28th of April 2017 at 5pm (GMT +1). All submissions should be initialised or stamped on each page of the application form and a full signature by the applicant and head of entity on page 5 of the application form. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Only one application per scientist may be submitted and will be evaluated by MCST. 

Additional information pertaining to guidelines, rules and the application form can be found in the documents attached with this call. Further information can be obtained by calling Dr. Melchior Cini on 2360 2153.

Link: http://mcst.gov.mt/NewsPage.aspx?q=434

Deadline: 2017-04-28

Tel: 2360 2153

E-mail address: JRC.MCST@GOV.MT

Health Calls - Horizon 2020

Organisation offering: Horizon 2020

Details:

Calls with approaching deadlines indicated:  

Clinical research on regenerative medicine

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-pm-11-2016-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Methods research for improved health economic evaluation

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-pm-20-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Implementing the Strategic Research Agenda on Personalised Medicine

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-hco-03-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD)

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-hco-07-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Actions to bridge the divide in European health research and innovation

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-hco-08-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

New concepts in patient stratification

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-pm-02-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Diagnostic characterisation of rare diseases

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-pm-03-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Promoting mental health and well-being in the young

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-pm-07-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

Development of new methods and measures for improved economic evaluation and efficiency measures in the health sector

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/sc1-pm-20-2017.html

Health, demographic change and well-being

11.04.2017 17:00:00

 If anyone is interested, they can contact the local H2020 Health NCP – elena.sultana@gov.mt

 

Link: http://ec.europa.eu/

Deadline: 2017-04-11

Tel:

E-mail address: elena.sultana@gov.mt

Copernicus Climate Change Service - new Invitation to Tender released

Organisation offering: Copernicus Climate Change Service

Details:

The Copernicus Climate Change Service has released an Invitation to Tender for Global and European Services to build upon the experience gained from the C3S Sectoral Information System proof of concepts.

Framework agreements of up to 18 months will be issued in 2 Lots:
• Lot 1: Global services 
o Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 500 000 EUR
• Lot 2: European services. 
o Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 500 000 EUR

Details can be found on the Copernicus Climate Change Service website

Link: https://climate.copernicus.eu/tenders/copernicus-c3s422-global-and-european-services

Deadline: 2017-02-14

Tel:

E-mail address: roselyn.mifsud@gov.mt

ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME - CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2017

Organisation offering: EUPA

Details:

Various actions including Joint Masters Degrees, Strategic Partnerships, Knowledge Alliances, Capacity Building in Partner Countries. The relevant eForms for applications to EUPA, the Maltese National Agency

Link: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/calls-for-proposals-tenders/2016-eac-a03_en

Deadline: 2017-10-04

Tel:

E-mail address: roselyn.mifsud@gov.mt

MARTERA - Transnational Call for Research & Innovation Projects in Maritime and Marine Technologies

Organisation offering: Malta Council for Science and Technology

Details:

The overall goal of the ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA is to strengthen the European Research Area (ERA) in maritime and marine technologies as well as Blue Growth. The consortium will organise and co-fund, together with the European Commission under Horizon 2020, a joint call for transnational research and innovation projects on different thematic priority areas.

This call has a budget of 30 million euros which will be provided by national and regional funding ministries and organisations from 16 countries, including support from Horizon 2020, for collaborative research and innovation projects in the following areas:

• Priority Area 1: Environmentally friendly maritime technologies
• Priority Area 2: Development of novel materials and structures
• Priority Area 3: Sensors, automation, monitoring and observations
• Priority Area 4: Advanced manufacturing and production
• Priority Area 5: Safety and security


Call is currently open and deadline for preproposal submission is on the 31 March 2017 (17:00 CET).

The attached document explains the National Rules for Participation.

A brokerage event is also taking place to help participants in finding suitable project partners.

For further information please contact: Ms Corinne Muscat Terribile

Link: http://www.mcst.gov.mt/NewsPage.aspx?q=408

Deadline: 2017-03-31

Tel: +356 23602152

E-mail address: corinne.muscat-terribile@gov.mt

EMPIR Call 2017

Organisation offering: EURAMET

Details:

EURAMET e.V. has launched a Call within the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR) addressing the topic areas ‘Metrology for Industry’, ‘Fundamental Metrology’, ‘Metrology Research for Pre- and Co-normative projects’ and ‘Research Potential' on 10 January 2017.

Please draw attention to your stakeholders the opportunity to submit potential research topics in order to prioritise the research for metrology in the fields. Feel free to circulate this information as your relevant National Contact Points may find this Call of interest.

Stage 1 of the Call is for Potential Research Topics (PRTs), open from 10 January 2017 to 20 February 2017.

Stage 2 of the Call is for Joint Research Projects (JRPs), will open on 15 June 2017 to 02 October 2017.

EURAMET will issue a Call for Support for Impact projects designed to increase the impact from completed iMERA-Plus and EMRP projects open from 25 July 2017 to 25 September 2017.

Whilst the EMPIR is executed primarily by the national metrology institutes and designated institutes of the participating countries, all interested parties are invited to submit potential topics in Stage 1. Opportunities for wider participation also exist at Stage 2.

Details of the participating countries, call scope, eligibility, funding, application forms etc will be available at the dedicated website http://msu.euramet.org from the relevant call launch dates.

Link: HTTP://MSU.EURAMET.ORG

Deadline: 2017-10-02

Tel:

E-mail address: roselyn.mifsud@gov.mt

ERC grants

Organisation offering: ERC

Details:

Are you a researcher with an excellent scientific profile and with visionary research projects in mind that you want to realise in Europe? The European Research Council (ERC) has a funding scheme that will meet your needs. Consolidator, Advanced and Proof of Concept Grants. DEADLINE 9 February 2017 and 31 August 2017 RESPECTIVLEY.

Link: https://erc.europa.eu/calendar-upcoming-calls

Deadline: 2017-08-31

Tel:

E-mail address: roselyn.mifsud@gov.mt

MSCA RISE call - Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

Organisation offering: Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

Details:

The RISE scheme will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and innovation staff exchanges, and sharing of knowledge and ideas from research to market (and vice-versa)

The scheme foster a shared culture of research and innovation that welcomes and rewards creativity and entrepreneurship and helps to turn creative ideas into innovative products, services or processes.

 

Link: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/msca-rise-2017.html

Deadline: 2017-04-05

Tel:

E-mail address: roselyn.mifsud@gov.mt

Call for FUSION: The Research & Innovation Commercialisation Voucher Programme is now open

Organisation offering: Malta Council for Science and Technology

Details:

The Call for FUSION: The Research & Innovation Commercialisation Voucher Programme is now open!
 
The Malta Council for Science and Technology is inviting new applications for funding under the FUSION Commercialisation Voucher Programme. The deadline is noon on the 6th February 2017.
 
The Commercialisation Voucher Programme is another instrument aimed at bridging the existing gap in the R&I framework as well as improving the overall development and commercialization potential of innovative ideas. This Programme is to act as a demand side measure and entice user driven innovation, with the ultimate aim of increasing research, technological development and innovation activities, which can eventually be implemented in industry. The Vouchers are primarily intended to assist prospective applicants of the FUSION Technology Development Programme in order to prepare themselves better in terms of project proposal and validation. In some cases it may also assist beneficiaries of previous or current R&I Programmes as well as projects funded through the European FP7 Programme.
 
Submission, evaluation and selection of application will be in the form of a one-stage process in which a legal representative of the applicant will be asked to submit all the necessary information, to enable a decision on acceptance or rejection. The Commercialisation Vouchers are subject to a Scientific Evaluation and priority will be given to the Smart Specialisation Areas. State Aid rules apply.
 
Interested parties should submit their application form electronically to voucher.mcst@gov.mt with “Commercialisation Vouchers Application Submission” as a subject. The Application must be dated, signed and initialised (stamped or signed) on each page by the legal representative. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure the timely and correct delivery of the application to the Council. It should be noted that emails larger than 6MB shall be automatically rejected by the system. All received applications shall be acknowledged by email or in writing.
 
Additional information pertaining to guidelines, rules, procedures and the application form can be found in the hereunder link.

Link: http://www.mcst.gov.mt/NewsPage.aspx?q=403

Deadline: 2017-02-06

Tel:

E-mail address: voucher.mcst@gov.mt