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Southeast Asia - Europe Pilot Joint Call for Mobility in the Thematic areas of Environment, Health, and Food

August 21, 2015

Southeast Asia - Europe Pilot Joint Call for Mobility is opened until September 14th (23:59 CET)

 

Type of funded projects:

Europe-Southeast Asian mobility projects with at least 2 partners from both regions in the fields of Environmental (climate change, water resource management, smarter cities, biodiversity & energy), Health ((neglected) infectious diseases, antimicrobial drug resistance) or Food (agricultural productivity, sustainability and standards, value chain) research to establish new and strengthen existing networks with multidisciplinary approaches between both regions.

 

Participating countries:

  • Austria –  Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW)
  • Belgium (Wallonia Brussels Federation) – Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (FRS-FNRS)
  • Cambodia – Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MOEYS)
  • France – National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • Germany – Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Lao PDR – Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
  • Myanmar – Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
  • The Netherlands – Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW)
  • The Philippines – Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
  • Poland – National Centre for Research and Development (NCRB)
  • Thailand – National Science & Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) & National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office (STI)

 

Scope of the projects:

Projects can have a maximum duration of 1 year within which at least two workshops have to be organized (one in each region).

 

According to the respective national regulations the following funding can be applied for:

  • Mobility
  • Workshops

 

Please refer to the National Regulations for a detailed description of the funding instrument. You can download the respective national regulations for your country in the attachments section.

 

Who can apply?:

Applications may be submitted by academics, higher education institutions or non-university research establishments and SMEs. Eligibly criteria can be found in the respective national funding regulations.

 

Consortia that wish to apply for funding of a research project within the above mentioned topics, have to consist of at least two partners from each region.

 

Countries contributing to the Call are: Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, France, Germany, Lao PDR, Myanmar, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Poland & Thailand,

 

Applicants are strongly advised to discuss their intentions and confirm eligibility with their respective National Contact Points before submitting an application.

 

Application Process:

The application procedure has one stage. Applications are submitted electronically using PT-Outline Web Tool, accessible through this link. Here you can also find the template for the project description and financial plan.

 

All proposals must be written in English only.

 

The PT-Outline electronic template consists of four pages (General information, Project coordinator, Project partners and Project description) that need to be filled-in online. In addition, a word document has to be downloaded from the Project description page of PT-Outline, filled-in with the requested information, converted to PDF format and then uploaded again.

 

The Project description document should contain the following information (max. nr of 7.500 words):

 

 

0. Basic project data

Project title

Project Acronym

Name and institution of the Principal Investigator

Names and institutions of other project partners

1. Project description

1.1 Short abstract of the project

1.2 Objectives of the project

1.3 Scientific excellence

1.4 Transnational added value

1.5 Scientific excellence of applicants

1.6 Multi-/interdisciplinarity of the project

1.7 Contribution to national priorities of the participating partners (if applicable)

2. Work plan

2.1 Methodology

2.2 Envisaged types of activities

2.3 Involvement of each partner

2.4 Time plan

2.5 Project coordination and management

3. CVs of participating researchers and scientific track-record

 

4. Letter of Commitment of partners participating at their own costs (if applicable

 

Proposals must clearly demonstrate the added value of transnational collaboration.

 

All information inserted into the PT-Outline web tool is saved after having clicked on the “SAVE” button at the bottom of each page.

 

During the proposal submission phase, it is allowed to replace already registered and eligible project partners, or to add project partners to the consortium. Please note that after the binding submission of a proposal (through clicking on the ‘SUBMIT NOW’ button in PT-Outline) no further changes can be made to your proposal.

 

More information on how to submit a proposal with PT-Outline can be found in the Section 1 of the Guidelines for Applicants.

 

Eligibility check

The Pilot Joint Call Secretariat and the National Contact Points will check the eligibility of all submitted proposals taking into consideration the general criteria and the individual national criteria respectively.

 

The following general eligibility criteria will be checked:

  • Appropriate length of the proposal
  • Inclusion of all necessary information in English
  • Eligibility of the Project Coordinator
  • Eligibility of the other project partners (in case the Project Coordinator or a project partner is rejected in the eligibility check, the whole proposal will be rejected)
  • Participation of researchers from a minimum number of different eligible European countries and Southeast Asia
  • Eligible thematic focus
  • Reflection of national priorities (if applicable)
  • Eligibility of required funding

 

The national criteria are given in the Guidelines for Applicants.

 

Only proposals meeting all eligibility criteria will be retained for evaluation. Non-eligible proposals will be rejected.

 

For more detail please visit website: http://www.sea-eu.net/object/document/202

 



Contact information:

Call secretariat:

Mr. Christoph Elineau

European and International Cooperation

Project Management Agency German Aerospace Center (DLR)

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+49-228-3821-1437

National Contact Points:

Austria

Ms. Monika Statlner

ICM – Centre for International Cooperation & Mobility

OeAD-GmbH

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Belgium

Mr. Joël Groeneveld

National Contact Points

Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique – FNRS

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Cambodia

Dr. Bunlay Nith

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport

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France

Ms. Audrey Gahéry

La Direction Europe de la recherche et coopération internationale

National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)

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Germany

Mr. Christoph Elineau

European and International Cooperation

Project Management Agency German Aerospace Center (DLR)

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Lao PDR

Mr. Phouthanouthong Xaysombath

Department of Planning and Cooperation

Ministry of Science and Technology

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Myanmar

Ms. Yin Hline Zin

Department of Technology Promotion and Coordination (DTPC)

Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

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The Netherlands

Dr. Cora Govers

Science for Global Development

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research

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The Philippines

Ms. Rowena Montecer

International Technology Cooperation Unit

Department of Science and Technology (DOST)

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Poland

Ms. Krystyna Maciejko

Section for bilateral research programmes and the Eureka initiative

National Centre for Research and Development

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Thailand

Dr. Pattharaporn  Suntharasaj

International Cooperation Division

National Science & Technology Cooperation Agency (NSTDA)

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Dr. Nattawut  Anuniwat

National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office (STI)

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