Black Sea ERA.NET 2010 Pilot Joint Call for Research Proposals
This call is closed now !
Call launch: 4th October 2010
Deadline for submission of proposals: 14 January 2011
The following documents contain further details about the call and should be downloaded by all applicants:
- BS-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call Terms of Reference
- Guide for Applicants
- BS-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call Leaflet
- BS-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call National Eligibility and Funding Rules
- BS-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call Keywords
- National Contact Point
The proposals can only be submitted online through a dedicated web tool:
Online Proposal Submission
For the already submitted Expression of Interests click on the following links: AZERBAIJAN, GEORGIA, GERMANY, GREECE, ITALY, MOLDOVA, ROMANIA, TURKEY, UKRAINE.
For the Expression of Interests click here.
The main objective of the BS-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call is to promote collaborative research on Climate and Environment or Energy taking a proactive and innovative approach to developing solutions for a sustainable development in the extended Black Sea Region.
The joint research projects will address mainly applied research. However, basic research of direct relevance for the thematic focus of the call may be addressed too. Projects may also include dedicated measures to enhance mobility, exchanges and access to medium/large scale infrastructures, with the aim to promote researchers mobility and to foster the development of long-term research collaboration. Research proposals regarding one of the the following thematic fields can be submitted:
1. Climate and Environment:
1.1. Exploitation and transport of mineral resources: impact on environment;
1.2. Water pollution prevention options for coastal zones and tourist areas.
2.1.Hydrogen production from H2S rich Black Sea Water;
2.2. CO2 capture and storage technologies for zero emission power generation in the Black Sea region.
Socio-economic aspects can be included in the research proposals where relevant.
Countries that are participating in the BS-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call are: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Moldova, Romania, Turkey, and Ukraine.
Institutions applying for funding must be eligible for funding by their respective national Funding Party. They can be higher education and research institutes, R&D companies and SMEs.
Other institutions not eligible for funding are invited to join the consortium as well on their own expenses.
The project consortium must comprise at least eligible institutions from 3 different participating countries, of which at least one from a EU country and one from a non-EU country from the extended Black sea region (List of non-EU BS countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, Ukraine). One of the institutions must be designated as Coordinating Institution.
The duration of a project must be between 18 and 36 months.
The following Funding Parties participate to the Pilot Joint Call implementation:
The Pilot Joint Call will be implemented through a coordinated funding scheme whereby each Funding Party will fund its own teams within each multilateral research project, with a view to harmonize the funding contributions in order to guarantee the funding of as many as possible of the projects selected through a peer review process.
For further information, please contact your National Contact Point.
Or contact the Joint Call Secretariat at:
National Centre for Programme Management
International Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research at the Project Management Agency c/o German Aerospace Center
Mrs. Lucia Popescu:
Mr. Andreas Kahle
Expression of Interest
The Expression of Interest (EoI) is devoted to search and find partners for common projects within the BS-ERA.NET network.
If you have a project idea, the Expression of Interest describes the possible project(s), which your institution is interested to perform in cooperation with other research institutes, universities and companies.
If you do not have a project idea, but want to participate in a common project, the Expression of Interest describes the expertise offered by your institution.
Please send the EoI to your National Contact Point.
Thank you for interest and good luck by finding partners!
Your BS-ERA.NET Team