Calls

Information about current funding opportunities. This section contains calls published within the European Framework Programmes as well as other national, bilateral, multilateral public and private sector funding opportunities.
 
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The European Commission's Participant Portal hosts all Horizon 2020 calls

Further orientation is offered by the German NCP for International Cooperation in H2020, who have published a list of targeted calls with recommended participation of third countries in the work programme 2016-2017, including a categorisation for third country participation (encouraged, recommended, strongly recommended). 

To find specific funding opportunities related to Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the South Caucasus you can also:

Horizon 2020 – open calls by country:

Armenia Moldova
Azerbaijan Russia
Belarus Tajikistan
Georgia Turkmenistan
Kazakhstan Ukraine
Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan
open to all countries listed above open to at least some of the countries listed above

The 'incontact' database offers multiple selection criteria: by country/countries, topic(s), work programme(s) etc.
Customize your individual selection!

  • | First deadline (SPIRE calls): 22 February 2018

    Upcoming Horizon 2020 Calls addressing Eastern Partnership Countries

    A unique opportunity for researchers in the EaP countries is coming up soon! EU and EaP partners should now start to form consortia to prepare joint proposals in two thematic fields of Horizon 2020: 'Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing' and 'Smart, Green and Integrated Transport'. In the new Work Programmes 2018-2020 (published on 27 October 2017) there is a whole batch of calls recommending 'in particular' the cooperation with the Eastern Partnership countries.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3132.php)
  • | Deadline: 1 March 2018

    Lane Kirkland Scholarships, Poland, Academic Year 2018-2019

    The Program is addressed to young leaders from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, holding Master’s (or equivalent) university degrees, who are determined to be actively involved in the development of democracy, economy and civil society in their countries and the region. The program includes two semesters of study at Polish universities (in Warszawa, Kraków, Wrocław, Poznań and Lublin) and two or more weeks professional internships in public and private institutions.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3157.php)
  • | Deadline: 1 March 2018

    Scholarship Program for Young Scholars from Russia, Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries

    The Polish Scholarship Program for Young Scholars was started in 2003 and is addressed to candidates from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Each year, 70 scholarship students take part. They are students  with a university diploma (bachelor or master), preferably in the humanities, who improve their qualifications during a 9-month apprenticeship at any one of the best schools of higher education in Poland. Total duration of the internship and the preparatory course of Polish language is 10 months.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3155.php)
  • | Deadline: 31 May 2018

    Grants for networking in Brokerage Events and Preparatory Meetings

    The EaP PLUS Team has announced the 2nd round of the 'Call for Grants for networking in Brokerage Events or Preparatory Meetings'. This grant for networking financially supports the participation of researchers from Eastern Partnership countries in Brokerage Events related to Horizon 2020 and Preparatory Meetings for the development of H2020 project proposals. The 2nd round of the scheme will give special priority to applications concerning SPIRE calls which are explicitly encouraging participation from EaP countries.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3144.php)
  • | continuous

    Continuous joint competitions of the Russian Foundation for Basic research (RFBR) and Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

    The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), in accordance with the Memorandum on Cooperation with the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) conducts continuous competitions (with no time limits for submitting the applications during the validity period of Memorandum). The aim of the competition is to grant financial support for initiative research projects being conducted by Russian and Austrian scientists.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2870.php)
  • | continuous

    Continuous Competition for Joint Russian and French Research Projects within the Framework of International Associated Laboratories (LIA) and International Joint Units (UMI)

    The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) in accordance with the Agreement on scientific cooperation with Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) proceeds with continuous competition NCNIL_a (with no time limit for submitting an application) of joint research projects conducted by groups of Russian and French scientists.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2871.php)
  • | Continuous – various deadlines

    SCOPES 2013-2016: Call for Joint Research Projects and Call for Institutional Partnerships

    The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) are launching a new phase of the programme “SCOPES - Scientific co-operation between Eastern Europe and Switzerland”. In the framework of SCOPES 2013–2016, there will be a first call for proposals for Joint Research Projects (= JRP, open from 20 March to 20 September 2013) and a second call for proposals for Institutional Partnerships (= IP, open from spring to autumn 2014).
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/1593.php)
  • | continuous

    Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme

    The Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme is a five-year, £20 million joint programme launched in 2014 by the UK Government and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Each side will provide equal funding. The programme forms part of the Newton Fund, a £375 million fund administered by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Newton Fund is part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment. Through the Fund, the UK will use its strength in research and innovation to promote the economic development and social welfare of partner countries.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/1874.php)
  • | continuous

    Funding initiative "Between Europe and the Orient - A Focus on Research and Higher Education in/on Central Asia and the Caucasus"

    With this funding initiative the Volkswagen Foundation intends, on the one hand, to stimulate interest within Germany to engage in research on current developments in Central Asia and the Caucasus. On the other hand, it opens up possibilities for intensifying cooperation in research and higher education with academics in these countries.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/731.php)
  • | continuous

    Promoting young researchers from South Caucasus countries in social sciences and humanities

    Starting in 2009, GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG, in conjunction with ACADEMIC SWISS CAUCASUS NET (ASCN), will be financing a multi-year programme to promote the social sciences and humanities in the South Caucasus with the aim of making a key contribution to the process of democratization. The emphasis of the programme is on the promotion of individuals. Young researchers working in the above fields will be supported and trained within the framework of European-standard research projects and other activities.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/752.php)
  • | continuous

    Humboldt Research Fellowships for Experienced Researchers

    Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 600 Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers and experienced researchers annually. Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/815.php)
  • | continuous

    Science for Peace and Security Programme

    The Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is a policy tool that enhances cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on scientific research, innovation, and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme provides funding, expert advice, and support to security-relevant activities jointly developed by a NATO member and partner country.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/753.php)
  • | continuous

    Gerda Henkel Foundation: Central Asia Programme now integrated into the Foundation's regular grant programme

    From 2004 to 2013, the Gerda Henkel Foundation offered a programme to support outstanding scholars whose research is focused on Central Asia, mainly on Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Northern Afghanistan, Southern Siberia, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Xinjiang. After 10 years of existence, the Special Programme Central Asia, after a last deadline in the end of June 2013, has been integrated into the Foundation's regular grant programme.  Applications from researchers from Central Asia or topics related to Central Asian history will now be considered within the Foundation's Research and PhD Grant Programme.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/1727.php)

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