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Call for expression of interest under the ERANet-LAC project

11/08/2014

Under the ERANet-LAC project (Network of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean Countries on Joint Innovation and Research Activities), a call for expression of interest for Pilot Coordination Actions was launched.

Under the ERANet-LAC project (Network of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean Countries on Joint Innovation and Research Activities), a call for expression of interest for Pilot Coordination Actions was launched.

These Pilot Coordination Actions (PCA) aim at promoting the opening and the coordination of programmes and infrastructures at a biregional scale (UE/LAC) with a view to coordinating their specific agendas and establishing common objectives and activities.

Who can apply?

This call is open to programme and infrastructure managers targeting any field of study: the partners will define their own priorities depending on the objectives of the coordination strategy. This partnership has to be comprised of a minimum of two partners from the ALC region and two partners from the EU.

What support is offered?

The selected projects will receive a 15.000 € grant for the organization of meetings between programme managers in the aim of developing a feasibility plan oriented towards a long-lasting cooperation between programmes or infrastructures. A maximum of six proposals will be selected for financial support in 2014.

Why would you apply? This call is a key opportunity for…

  • Bring an international dimension to a regional or national programme;
  • Enhancing the impact of activities at a biregional scale;
  • Opening new partnerships with LAC and EU Countries;
  • Offering new opportunities for LAC and EU researchers;
  • Integrating new activities in an existing programme;
  • Reaching a critical mass in a specific field of R&I;
  • Coordinating agendas in a specific field of R&I;
  • Twinning programmes or infrastructures.

Deadline for submission: 1st October 2014, 17.00PM (Brussels time)

Final selection: December 2014

Start of activities: January 2015

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