PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FIRST ERANET-LAC CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS

Image result for ERANet-LACNext Thursday, September 16, the first call will be launched ERANet-LAC (Network of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean Countries) to finance collaborative research and innovation projects between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The call will be financed by the funding agencies of the participating countries, according to the regulations of each country. For Spain, those responsible for providing financing will be the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) and the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII).
This first call will finance research and innovation activities, although the projects may include researchers’ mobility measures and access to R + D + i infrastructures that promote the development of long-term collaborations. The specific themes focus on the fields of Biodiversity / Climate Change, Bioeconomy, Energy and Health.
The consortia must be formed by a minimum of four eligible partners from four different countries, including two from each region and with a maximum of two partners per country.
You can check all funding agencies on the web: www.eranet-lac.eu. Applications may be submitted until November 27, 2014 and the maximum duration of the projects will be 36 months.