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: 28 September 2016

    IraSME Call open to Russian participation

    The 18th IraSME call is organised and funded by national & regional ministries & agencies participating in the IraSME network through their existing funding programmes. Therefore it is important for all candidate project partners to consult in an early stage with their respective agencies during the preparation of the proposal to secure compliance with the applicable national and regional criteria. Russia: Only small enterprises (< 100 employees) are eligible, research organisations only as subcontractors.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2844.php)
  • | Deadline: 30 September 2016

    IncoNet EaP Targeted Call for EU-Eastern Partnership Twinning Teams – apply now!

    This targeted call has opened on 1 September 2016 and will close on 30 September 2016. The main goal of the call 'EU-EaP Twinning Grants' is to identify EU and Eastern Partnership cooperation teams and to support the preparation for proposals of open and upcoming calls of the Horizon 2020 Work Programmes focusing on the three societal challenges: 'Climate Change', 'Health' and 'Energy'. The duration of the twinning projects is 15 October to 30 November 2016. The grants will be paid in lump sums of 2,000 Euro for each twinning project.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2895.php)
  • | Deadline: 14 October 2016

    Germany-Russia: Federal Ministries support the Development of Methods and Processes in Industrial Biotechnology

    Two corresponding calls by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (MON) support reserach cooperation between the two countries in the field of Bioeconomy. The focus is on methods and processes in industrial biotechnology that lead to the development of bio-based products and materials. German and Russian partners are encouraged to submit identical applications to their respective ministries. Details of the calls will be available in German and in Russian.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2919.php)
  • | Deadline: 20 Oct 2016 | Training: 29 Nov 2016

    Horizon 2020 training for Eastern Partnership Energy Experts at the Energy Networking4Innovation Brokerage Event – apply now!

    This grant scheme financially supports the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership countries in a Horizon 2020 training and brokerage event in Bratislava, Slovakia on 29-30 November 2016. Networking4Innovation is organised by Danube-INCO.NET and the Enterprise Europe Network on 30 November. The training on 29 November will be conducted back-to-back with the Energy Networking4Innovation Brokerage Event (a side event to the SET Plan Conference 2016). Maximum funding per grant is 1,500 EUR.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2936.php)
  • | Deadline: 31 October 2016

    Grant Scheme to facilitate the participation of Eastern Partnership countries in EU Brokerage Events – apply now!

    This grant scheme financially supports the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership countries in brokerage events related to Horizon2020 in the EU Members States or Associated Countries. The thematic priorities of the call are the three Societal Challenges targeted by the projects, namely 'Health', 'Energy' and 'Climate Change'. Maximum funding per grant is 1,500 EUR.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2934.php)
  • | Deadline: 12 December 2016

    Joint Call for German-Russian Project Proposals in Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities

    The German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Russian Science Foundation (RSF) have launched a new call for proposals in the fields of Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities on 15 September 2016. The submission deadline is 12 December 2016.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/2928.php)
  • | Deadline: 1 February 2017

    Joint Russian-Austrian initiative research projects competition of the Russian Foundation for Basic research (RFBR) and Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

    Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), in accordance with the Memorandum on Cooperation with the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), announce a call for proposals for joint Russian-Austrian projects in basic research. The aim of the competition is to develop international cooperation and to grant financial support for initiative research projects being conducted by Russian and Austrian researchers.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/1945.php)
  • | Deadline: 1 March 2017

    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 the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) announced a call for proposals for joint Russian-French initiative projects in basic research, to be conducted by Russian and French scientists within the Framework of International Associated Laboratories (LIA) and International Joint Units (UMI).
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/1946.php)
  • | Deadline: 20 March 2017

    IQ-CHem 6th International Ideas Award

    IQ-CHem is the first and the only Idea Award in the Russian Federation in gas processing and petrochemistry established by SIBUR Holding in 2010. Anoyone in the Russian Federation and abroad can participate in this award. Applications can also be submitted by groups of interested persons. The first five years of this award have resulted in over 1000 innovative ideas, and the prize has raised fourfold.
    [more...] (URL: http://www.increast.eu/en/1962.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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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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