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!

  • | Deadline: 30 June 2017

    Grants for networking in Brokerage Events or in Preparatory Meetings - apply now!

    This networking grant by the EaP Plus project financially supports the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership countries in Brokerage Events related to Horizon2020 as well as in Preparatory Meetings for the development of concrete project proposals for selected thematic calls within Horizon 2020.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3081.php)
  • | call open

    ERA.Net RUS Plus – Call for Evaluators 2017

    Do you have experience in European-Russian research cooperation? Are you interested in the evaluation of 'S&T' and 'innovation' projects? ERA.Net RUS Plus is looking for independent experts to participate in the evaluation of the ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017. Check, if you have the required skills and register yourself in the expert database.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3095.php)
  • | Deadline: 4 July 2017 | 15:00 CEST

    Now open: ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017 for S&T Projects – apply until 4 July 2017!

    The call line 'Science & Technology' of the ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017 is now open! Researchers from Russia and Europe are invited to submit their ideas for a joint research project in the fields of nanotechnology, health, environment/climate change, humanities/social sciences, or robotics. A call for proposals for Russian-European innovation projects will follow in summer 2017. The new calls follow the huge success of a similar support measure implemented in 2014-2016 that resulted in 18 funded 'Innovation' and 45 funded 'Science & Technology' projects.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3094.php)
  • | deadline: 31 August 2017

    ERC Advanced Grants – Support for Excellent Experienced Researchers

    Are you an established, leading principal investigator who wants long-term funding to pursue a ground-breaking, high-risk project? Then the ERC Advanced Grant could be for you. Advanced Grants may be awarded up to € 2.5 million for a period of 5 years. Research must be conducted in a public or private research organisation (known as a Host Institution) located in one of the EU Member States or associated countries.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/3100.php)
  • | First Deadline: 26 September 2018

    European Commission launches three Horizon Prizes for Energy Innovation

    On 5 July 2016, the European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy.These so-called challenge prizes (also known as 'inducement' prizes) offer a cash reward to whoever can most effectively meet a defined challenge. They prescribe a goal but not how the goal should be achieved. Worth a total of 3.25 million EUR and funded under Horizon 2020, the prizes will reward innovative approaches to integrating solar energy into historical buildings, using renewable energy in hospitals, and developing products that help cut emissions by reusing carbon dioxide.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2874.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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