Indian scientists from the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) are now welcome to join ERC research teams. It is a new step towards cooperation between India and the European Union in terms of research, as there were already similar agreements in technology, engineering, and mathematics. The scientists from the ICSSR will join the […]

One of the aims of European research is to reduce the gap between men and women in Europe. Following impressive progress regarding the pay gap, sexual harassment, and other signs of discrimination, gender equality still remains one of the most important subjects for the upcoming years in research, with the European new policy (Gender Equality […]

Part one here. Your Horizon 2020 grant proposal includes a solid set of impacts that demonstrates that you have thought beyond the expected impacts set out in the Work Programme? Then you will have increased your chances of success – provided you convince evaluators that you will be able to maximise these impacts. On behalf […]

Like every Monday, find a list of calls published by the European Commission. Today’s theme: Police Action grants. Prevent Radicalisation    ISFP-2020-AG-RAD Types of action: ISF-Police Action Grant | Programme: Internal Security Fund Police Opening date: 23 July 2020 Deadline model:single-stage Deadline date:24 November 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Firearms trafficking    ISFP-2020-AG-FIRE Types of action: ISF-Police Action Grant | Programme: Internal Security Fund Police Opening date: 10 September 2020 […]

Latvia and Lithuania are currently paying more than what they are receiving from H2020. A situation that they want to change for the new Framework Programme, Horizon Europe. However, there are several reasons for these poor results: a lack of experience with these grants, a different remuneration system, … Brigita Serafinavičiūtė, head of the Lithuanian […]

What are the best research areas? What kind of partnership with the African countries? African scientists could already participate in H2020 projects, but the European Commission would like to improve and strengthen this participation by increasing Africa’s share to the next Framework Programme, Horizon Europe. Read more Source: The Brussels Time

Despite its reputation of high quality, the European space market has difficulties to compete with China and the USA, mainly due to a lack of orders from European public institutions. It led several organisations to start the debate of a new European partnership on space research, an idea which is not backed at the moment […]

As every Monday starting from today, you can find a list of upcoming H2020 calls. Do you need support to maximise your chances of success? Have a look at our Proposal Writing Support. Is your Proposal already written, but you would like a final check (English, budget, work packages, readability, consortium balance, …) before sending […]

Five European supercomputing centers joined to a new infrastructure dedicated to European science. This new infrastructure, Fenix, is a part of the EU-funded Human Brain Project. More information about the infrastructure and about the project right here. Source:, the European Commission Picture: Gorodenkoff, Shutterstock

The European Commission shared in early October the state of play on streamlining the numerous paper-based or electronically managed model grant agreements (MGAs). The new Corporate MGA for use as from 2021 harmonises the contractual models and guidance for all post-2020 programmes such as Horizon Europe, Digital Europe, Erasmus+, and many others. The Commission is […]