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DG Justice Action Grants - Dr Aitana Radu - Assessing impact and performance of preventive measures on EU Directives and Framework Decisions (PRE-RIGHTS)
Specific objective 3.1: To contribute towards the arrest of the loss of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the area, maintain and reactivate the ecosystem and protected area
A – Actions aimed at the protection of the land and marine biodiversity of the area and in the sites of the Natura 2000 network;
B – Support the dissemination of knowledge and the utilization of the natural heritage (with particular attention to the land and marine ecosystems) through the creation of innovative services and/or systems and the utilization of advanced technologies
Specific objective 3.2: Promote systemic actions and technologies able to mitigate the climate change effects and the natural and anthropogenic risks, with a particular reference to the catastrophic from maritime risks
Eligible Actions: Interventions to mitigate the effects of climate change
The deadline for submission is 30 July 2019.
The internal deadline for RSSD to receive the applications for review and signature is 10 July 2019.
If you are interested in coordinating / leading a project, kindly get in touch with email@example.com by 5 July 2019.
Attention to all applicants: A new work programme is published with some minor changes to the programme.
Find out more.
Starting, Consolidator, Advanced, Synergy and Proof of Concept Grants
Starting Grants - Call open. Deadline: 16 October 2019
Synergy Grants - Call open. Deadline: 5 November 2019
Consolidator Grants - Call open. Deadline: 4 February 2020
Advanced Grants - Call open. Deadline: 20 August 2020
Proof of Concept Grants - Call open. Deadlines: 21 January 2020, 23 April 2020, 17 September 2020
These are Europe-wide networking actions in various research areas.
Next collection date: 5 September 2019.
Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)
Would you like to learn more about the revamped Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions? Searching for bottom-up research funding and host a post-doc researcher? Are you a research institution/company looking for partnership with academia in third countries as well as industry? The following call for proposals are currently open:
MSCA Individual Fellowships (IF):
Are you a post-doc researcher living anywhere in the world and looking for a research experience in Malta? Are you a UM Academic who is welcoming post-docs for carrying out research projects, contributing their unique expertise and maximising the use of your expertise and infrastructure? If so this programme is for you! Fellowships are available for up to two years and cover the salary of the researcher, mobility and family allowances, training and research costs and management costs. These fellowships may also include a secondment period of up to three or six months in another organisation in Europe. Proposals are submitted by the pre-identified researcher jointly with the UM academic.
Further information available online.
Deadline: 11 September 2019
TWINNING - WIDESPREAD call: To strengthen a defined research area by linking a widening country (including Malta) with two other internationally leading institutions in 2 different MS or AC. The UM must coordinate the project as the widening country.
- Eligible consumables and equipment costs (up to 10%);
- Focus on strengthening research management skills of coordinator;
- Project size increased to € 0.9 million from € 0.8 million, with project duration of 3 years.
The Science for Peace and Security Programme (SPS Nato)
- Research and Development projects: Multi-Year Project (MYP)
- Research Workshops: Advanced Research Workshop (ARW)
- Training Courses: Advanced Study Institute (ASI) and Advanced Training Course (ATC)
Vision 2020 Network!UM is a member of the Vision 2020 Network and leads the Marine & Maritime Helix. It is now possible to join winning consortia under Horizon 2020 through the Crowdhelix platform. We are pleased to announce that YOU as a University of Malta academic / researcher can now use this platform in order to:
- find partners to join you in a consortium for a proposal you wish to lead
- join a consortium applying under a particular call as a partner.
SPIN - The New Research Funding SoftwareAs you begin thinking about your next research project, we encourage you to consider utilising SPIN, an extensive research funding opportunity database. Visit the website at infoedglobal.com.
SPIN contains over 40,000 opportunities from more than 10,000 sponsors. Training sessions are organised upon request for groups of 5 or more. For further information please contact Karen Cacciattolo.
For further information as well as support in the application process, get in touch with the Research Support Services Directorate today.