4th EU-LAC Joint Call in STI 2022

The EU-LAC Interest Group towards the Common Research Area launches a new Joint Call to enhance the bi-regional cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation.

Call opening date:    Monday, 24 January 2022
Call closing date:     Thursday, 28 April 2022

The aim of the Joint Call is to initiate sustainable and multilateral research cooperation between researchers from Europe, Latin-America and the Caribbean countries. Transnational consortia are invited to submit proposals related to six topics in the thematic fields of Global Challenges, Health, Biodiversity, and Energy (see call topics below). One of the specificities is the inclusion of four topics based on sharing large Research Infrastructures. Projects will be funded for up to 36 months.  

Proposals must be submitted online in English following the Guide for Applicants.

The application consists of two parts, the Project Description Template  form and the online submission form accessible at https://ptoutline.eu/app/eu-lac-2022

Link to the partner search tool: ENRICH in LAC Matchmaking platform.

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Topics in the 4th Multi-Thematic Joint Call 2022

Transnational consortia are invited to submit proposals related to the following 6 topics in the thematic fields of Global Challenges, Health, Biodiversity, and Energy:

  1. GLOBAL CHALLENGES

    1. Global Challenges I - Interactions and integration between the climate science, Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) and other communities. Participating funding agencies from: Austria, Bolivia, Brazil (CONFAP), Dominican Republic, Germany, Panama, Poland, Spain (AEI), Turkey, Uruguay.
    2. Global Challenges II - Cross-cutting digital research infrastructure. Participating funding agencies from: Austria, Bolivia, Brazil (CNPq, CONFAP), Dominican Republic, Germany, Panama, Spain (AEI), Turkey.
  2. HEALTH
    1. Health I - Personalised Medicine. Participating funding agencies from: Austria, Bolivia, Brazil (CNPq, CONFAP), Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Panama, Poland, Spain (AEI and ISCIII), Turkey.
    2. Health II - EU-LAC Regional Hubs: Integrating research infrastructures for Health and Disease. Participating funding agencies from: Austria, Bolivia, Brazil (CONFAP), Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain (AEI), Turkey, Uruguay.
  3. BIODIVERSITY
    1. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Research Infrastructures. Participating funding agencies from: Austria, Bolivia, Brazil (CNPq, CONFAP), Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Panama, Peru, Spain (AEI), Turkey.
  4. ENERGY
    1. Interoperability of energy data spaces for an optimized exploitation by producers and prosumers / Research Infrastructures. Participating funding agencies from: Austria, Bolivia, Brazil (CONFAP), Dominican Republic, Germany, Panama, Spain (AEI), Turkey.

The call topics have been defined in collaboration with the EU funded projects EU-LAC ResInfra, EULAC PerMed and SINCERE.

Funding Organisations in the 4th EU-LAC Multi-Thematic Joint Call 2022
The following programme owners confirmed their participation in the Group of Funding Parties (GPF) and their readiness to pledge financial contributions for funding the proposals selected through the Joint Call:
 
Austria Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung, BMBWF
Bolivia Ministerio de Educación - Vice Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología, MINEDU
Brazil Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnológico, CNPq
Brazil Conselho Nacional das Fundações Estaduais de Amparo à Pesquisa, CONFAP
Dominican Republic Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, MESCyT
Germany Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF
Italy Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR
Panama Secretaria Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación, SENACYT
Peru Consejo Nacional de Ciencia Tecnología e Innovación Tecnológica, CONCYTEC
Poland Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju, NCBR
Portugal Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT
Spain Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Spain Agencia Estatal de Investigación, AEI
Turkey Turkiye Bilimsel vê Teknolojik Arastirma Kurumu, TUBITAK
Uruguay Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación, ANII
Main data
Call opening date: 
Monday, 24 January 2022
Call closing date: 
Thursday, 28 April 2022
Contacts

Almudena Carrero & Laura Bonora
Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT), Spain
uecelac@fecyt.es

Marianne Vaske & Anneken Reise
Project Management Agency at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR-PT), Germany
Marianne.Vaske@dlr.de
Anneken.Reise@dlr.de

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