| Deadline: 1 July 2016
This grant scheme financially supports the participation of local researchers from Black Sea countries in brokerage events related to Horizon2020 in the EU Member States or Associated Countries. Such events will allow researchers to network with EU consortia, to build-up partnerships for subsequent joint research activities and to make their institutions and/or their research networks better known.
The thematic priorities of the Call are the following three topics:
Maximum funding per grant is 1000 EUR.
The Black Sea Horizon project has developed a grant scheme to financially support the participation of local researchers from Black Sea countries in large-scale brokerage events and other similar activities in EU Member States or Associated Countries, which are related to Horizon 2020. Such events provide an excellent arena for researchers to liaise and develop synergies, therefore the participation of researchers from the targeted countries will increase their opportunities to get involved and be taken onboard in consortia set up in EU MS/AC countries. It will also allow the researchers to make their institutions and/or their research networks better known to the scientific community.
The thematic priorities of the call are the three topics identified as a result of the previous task T3.1, namely 'Sustainable agriculture', 'Resource efficiency in relation to water / water management' and 'Applied chemistry & smart materials'. The proposed list of events will be:
Partners based in BS region are also free to identify events of high importance which will be also considered eligible.
The following criteria have to be met in order to be eligible for participation. Applicants must:
The Grants will be paid by the Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development (RCISD) in the form of reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs (flight ticket and accommodation only, visa, registration fee and other costs are not covered by project budget) following the events. The Grant cannot exceed 1,000 Euros. If the cost of participation exceeds this amount, the additional cost must be covered by the Grant recipient. The reimbursement of costs will be effected by bank transfer, upon receipt of the invoice issued by the grantee’s organisation.
A list of recomended events is available for download. Further events are available here: http://een.ec.europa.eu/tools/services/eve/event/listevents.
Please get in touch with the Local Partner in your country for any questions regarding the eligibility criteria and the application process:
For general enquiries you can also contact:
Senior International Expert
Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development, RCISD
H-1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 54. V./1
Source and full call information (including all call documents): BLACK SEA HORIZON