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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars - Call for applications 2019

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program - call for applications 2019: an opportunity for early career researchers.

CIFAR, a Canadian-based global organization, brings together nearly 400 researchers from over 16 countries who together are pursuing answers to some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding, skills training, mentorship, and opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines, positioning scholars as research leaders and agents of change.

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

•$100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support

•A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global network of top-tier research leaders

•Opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with colleagues from diverse disciplines

•Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program

•Specialized leadership and communications skills training, and support to put their skills into action

Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of a full-time academic research position (e.g. Assistant Professor level or equivalent). Scholars' research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2019, the eligible programs are:

•Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

•Bio-inspired Solar Energy

•Gravity & the Extreme Universe

•Humans & the Microbiome

•Molecular Architecture of Life

Applications must be submitted by February 5, 2019. All applications are submitted online and must include two letters of reference. A detailed overview of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program, along with full eligibility requirements and how to apply, are available on CIFAR website.

If you have any questions, please contact .

Marie Skłodowska Curie Meet-Up 2019

Are you a post-doc or experienced researcher and would you like to widen your experience with a stay in a French research unit? Are you ready for a new challenge and an international career? Do you want to broaden your network and position yourself as an independent researcher? Then you may join for 24 or 36 months one of Université Sorbonne Paris Cité’s world class research units on a Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant.

On 17 and 18 June, 2019, we invite you to visit your prospective host institution and laboratory, meet interested supervisors and benefit from training to write your Fellowship proposal for the European Commission.

The European Union’s competitive Marie Sklodowska Curie fellowships provide salary, a mobility allowance, and research costs. Through one of them, you can join one of our labs for up to two years, and be part of a world-class academic community in the heart of Paris. Provided you work in one of the our priority fields, you can apply to be part of the MSCA Meetup event in Paris on June.

What you have to do is :

* check the list of priority fields, supervisor and lab in the attached call for proposals

* fill out the attached manifestation of interest form

* send it back to before 20 February 2019.

More information here.

The last ERC call in 2018 has been announced.

Proof of Concept - a grant for ERC researchers - a study about the possibility of a commercial use of the project output.

The call has 3 continuous deadlines: 22.1., 25.4. a 19.9. 2019.

More information in the Work Programme, a guide for applicants, available at the ERC webpages.

CELSA - third call for projects

We would like to inform you about the third call of the research fund CELSA.

We kindly ask all applicants to send a complete application for the project, including financial tables, until Friday, 19th October 2018 via email to .

More information at CELSA webpages and in the CELSA Research Fund guide for applicants.

Opportunities in international research and development projects

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

Calls for proposals

Participant Portal H2020


H2020 sections

Excellent Science

I. European Research Council (ERC)

a) ERC Starting Grants

b) ERC Consolidation Grants

c) ERC Advanced Grants

d) ERC Proof of Concepts

II. Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

a) Innovative Training Networks. ITNs support competitively selected joint research training and/or doctoral programmes, implemented by European partnerships of universities, research institutions, and other organisations.

b) Individual Fellowships: IF support the mobility of researchers within and beyond Europe - as well as helping to attract the best foreign researchers to work in the EU.

c) Research and Innovation Staff Exchange: RISE supports short-term mobility of research and innovation staff at all career levels.

d) Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes that finance fellowships involving mobility to or from another country: COFUND

e) The European Researchers' Night. It is a Europe-wide public event to stimulate interest in research careers, especially among young people. The activities are focused on the general public and might take various forms.

III. Research Infrastructures

Industrial Leadership

Societal Challenges

International Visegrad Fund (IVF)

The International Visegrad Fund is an international organization based in Bratislava founded by the governments of the Visegrad (V4) countries—the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, and the Slovak Republic.

The pur­pose of the fund is to facil­i­tate and pro­mote the devel­op­ment of closer coop­er­a­tion among cit­i­zens and insti­tu­tions in the region as well as between the V4 region and other coun­tries, espe­cially in the Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership regions.

Visegrad Grants 

Visegrad Grants offer funding for organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide fostering regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe.

Visegrad+ Grants

Visegrad+ Grants support projects which con­tribute to the democ­ra­ti­za­tion and trans­for­ma­tion processes in selected coun­tries and regions, espe­cially non-EU mem­ber states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. 

Strategic Grants

Strategic Grants support project proposals addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. Strategic Grants are designed for longer project duration (12–36 months), offer higher financial support (ca. €40,000 on average per project), and are recommended for more experienced grantees.

Aktion Czech Republic - Austria

AKTION (Czech/German)

Aktion Czech Republic - Austria supports cooperation in science and research between the Czech Republic and Austria.

Česko-Německý fond budoucnosti / Deutsch-Tschechischer Zukunftsfond

Česko-Německý fond budoucnosti (Czech/German)

Česko-Německý fond budoucnosti supports cooperation in science and research between the Czech Republic and Germany.

Current research projects at FHS UK

  • Příspěvek vysokého školství k podpoře socio-ekonomického rozvoje periferních regionů Norska a České republiky (Czech-Norwegian Research Programme, Norway Grants, 2015-2017)

  • Ženy za pultem. Proměny práce a pracovních podmínek domácích a zahraničních pracovnic v obchodu (Let’s Give (Wo)men a Chance Programme and Norway Grants, Open Society Fund, 2015-2016)

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