Horizon 2020 Secure Societies Calls
Please be informed about the Last run of Secure Societies Calls for the Horizon 2020 programme. The total budget for these calls is EUR 275 million.
AI and Security - EUR 20 million
- SU-AI01-2020 - Developing a research roadmap regarding Artificial Intelligence in support of Law Enforcement
- SU-AI02-2020 - Secure and resilient Artificial Intelligence technologies, tools and solutions in support of Law Enforcement and citizen protection, cybersecurity operations and prevention and protection against adversarial Artificial Intelligence
- SU-AI03-2020 - Human factors, and ethical, societal, legal and organisational aspects of using Artificial Intelligence in support of Law Enforcement
Border and External Security - EUR 36 million
- SU-BES01-2018-2019-2020 - Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects of border and external security
- SU-BES02-2018-2019-2020 - Technologies to enhance border and external security
- SU-BES03-2018-2019-2020 - Demonstration of applied solutions to enhance border and external security
Disaster Resilient Societies - EUR 42.5 million
- SU-DRS01-2018-2019-2020 - Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects for disaster-resilient societies
- SU-DRS02-2018-2019-2020 - Technologies for first responders
- SU-DRS03-2018-2019-2020 - Pre-normative research and demonstration for disaster-resilient societies
- SU-DRS04-2019-2020 - Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) cluster
Digital Security - EUR 68.80 million
- SU-DS02-2020 - Intelligent security and privacy management
- SU-DS03-2019-2020 - Digital Security and privacy for citizens and Small and Medium Enterprises and Micro Enterprises
- SU-DS04-2018-2020 - Cybersecurity in the Electrical Power and Energy System (EPES): an armour against cyber and privacy attacks and data breaches
Fighting Crime and Terrorism - EUR 56 million
- SU-FCT01-2018-2019-2020 - Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects to solve issues in fighting against crime and terrorism
- SU-FCT02-2018-2019-2020 - Technologies to enhance the fight against crime and terrorism
- SU-FCT03-2018-2019-2020 - Information and data stream management to fight against (cyber)crime and terrorism
- SU-FCT04-2020 - Chemicals: intelligence, detection, forensics
General Matters - EUR 31 million
- SU-GM01-2018-2019-2020 - Pan-European networks of practitioners and other actors in the field of security
- SU-GM02-2018-2020 - Strategic pre-commercial procurements of innovative, advanced systems to support security
INFRA - EUR 20.70 million
- SU-INFRA01-2018-2019-2020 - Prevention, detection, response and mitigation of combined physical and cyber threats to critical infrastructure in Europe
More information is available online
Deadline: 27 August 2020, 17:00 Brussels time. Applications should reach the RSSD office until 17 August 2020, to allow adequate time for processing.
Horizon 2020 Call for Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to researchers of any nationality to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research and innovation in Europe (EU Member States and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries) and beyond.
More information is available online.
Deadline: 9 September 2020, 17:00 Brussels time. Applications should reach the RSSD office until 14 August 2020, to allow adequate time for processing.
Blue Bio 2020 Call
The Blue Bio 2020 Call is now open. The call is targeted to fund projects focusing on supply systems in the blue economy such as logistics and transportation – from harvesting to processing. Entities with an operating base in Malta are eligible to apply and participate in transnational R&I projects. Eligible consortia shall need to have at least 3 partners from 3 different participating countries and at least one needs to come from industry.
The Call text and the National Rules for Participation are available online. National Applicants are also requested to submit a National Application Form (which will be uploaded shortly).
The pre-proposal submission deadline is 14 September 2020. Applications should reach the RSSD office until 28 August 2020, to allow adequate time for processing.
For more information send an email to: email@example.com.
Erasmus+ 2020 Programme
The Erasmus+ 2020 call proposals has now been published! Erasmus+ is the main funding programme for the Education of the EU. The programme is split into 3 Key Actions:
Key Action 1 - Closed
Key Action 2 - Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Strategic partnerships in the field of education, training and youth
These support innovation in the sector as well as joint initiatives to promote cooperation, peer learning and the sharing of experience.
Deadline for ‘Partnerships in the youth field’: 1 October 2020 at 12:00 (Brussels time)
Applications should reach RSSD office until 1 September 2020, to allow adequate time for processing.
Key Action 3 - Support for policy reform
This aims to increase the participation of young people in democratic life, especially in discussions with policy makers, as well as developing knowledge in the fields of education, training, and youth.
Deadline: 1 October 2020 at 12:00 (Brussels time)
Applications should reach RSSD office until: 1 September 2020, to allow adequate time for processing.
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COST creates spaces where scientists are in the driving seat (bottom-up) and ideas can grow through a flexible and open approach. By enabling researchers from academia, industry and the public and private sector to work together in open networks that transcend borders, COST helps to advance science, stimulates knowledge sharing and pools resources.
COST Actions is a network dedicated to scientific collaboration, complementing national research funds. COST Actions are:
- open to researchers and innovators
- collaborating in a field of science and technology of common interest to at least seven COST Members/Cooperating Members
- based on a joint work programme lasting four years
- answering to the COST Open Call for proposals.
Next collection date: 29 October 2020
Applications should reach the RSSD office until 15 October 2020, to allow adequate time for processing.
MSCT COVID-19 R&D Fund
The World Health Organisation has declared COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern according to the International Health Regulations.
The Malta Council for Science and Technology and Malta Enterprise Corporation have reached to the challenges surrounding the current unprecedented circumstances by designing a national fund entitled the “COVID-19 R&D Fund”. This initiative has been possible through the support of the Ministry for Finance and Financial Services, and the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses.
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.
Attention to all applicants: A new work programme is published with some minor changes to the programme.
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Starting, Consolidator, Advanced and Synergy GrantsStarting Grants - Call closed.
Synergy Grants - Call closed
Consolidator Grants - Call closed
Advanced Grants - Deadline 26 August 2020
Horizon 2020 call for independent experts
This is a general call for expression of interest to act as independent experts, towards experts with ethics in medical & life sciences/bioethics expertise. Call addressed to individuals for the establishment of a database of prospective independent experts to assist Commission services with tasks in connection with Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation!
UM is a member of the Crowdhelix 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.