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Grants for Networking in Brokerage Events or Preparatory Meetings – 4th round

07/11/2018 17:24

The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the EaP PLUS Project under EU Framework programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon 2020”.

The EaP PLUS Team announces the 4th and last ound of the Call for Grants for Networking in Brokerage Events or Preparatory Meetings. This grant for Networking financially supports the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership countries in Brokerage Events related to Horizon2020 and Preparatory Meetings for the development of H2020 project proposals.

Aim of the Grant scheme is to extend scientific networks between EU Member States/non-EaP Associated Countries and EaP countries as well to increase the number of EaP participants in submitted H2020 project proposals.

What is a Brokerage Event?

An event with a group of international researchers, policy makers, stakeholders allowing participants to network and find potential cooperation partners in specific scientific areas.

This video tells even more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ1ijQFJtQU

What is a Preparatory Meeting?

A meeting allowing researchers to prepare and develop project proposals with international partners targeting selected thematic calls within H2020.

In this scheme, particular attention will be given to applications related to preparation of proposals addressing the SPIRE, which are explicitly encouraging the participation of EaP partners into the proposals. For SPIRE calls see page 62 in the Work Programme: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/sites/horizon2020/files/h2020-leit-nmbp-2018-2020_pre-publ.pdf

Please find the required documents for the call:

Important dates

Final deadline for submissions: 30 May 2019 unless the available budget is consumed earlier.  Candidates can apply for one event scheduled between October 2018 and 30 June 2019. The application form needs to be sent early enough (minimum one month before the selected event, unless a short-notice meeting is targeted).

Funding requirements

The Grants will be paid by the Local Partner as a reimbursement for travel costs (travel, accommodation, event participation fee, visa costs and per diem or actual expenses) in accordance to Local Partner rules.

Suggested events and calls:

Further Brokerage Events:http://een.ec.europa.eu/tools/services/EVE/Event/ListEvents

Further Calls: https://www.eap-plus.eu/object/call/231

Please find the Guidelines for application for more information about the grants for networking, selection process and funding requirements. For additional information about the call, you can contact the coordinators at SRNSFG.

Local Coordinators at Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia:

Mariam Keburia: keburia@rustaveli.org.ge

Tamta Shkubuliani: tshkubuliani@rustaveli.org.ge

Giorgi Tsotsoria: tsotsoria@rustaveli.org.ge

For general enquiries, you can also contact:

Ms Margit Dávid
Junior International Expert
Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development, RCISD
E-mail: margit.david@rcisd.eu

Please, find the link for additional information.