3rd Call for Proposals for projects accessing the VI-SEEM services and associated infrastructure

Publication date
February 19, 2018
Deadline
March 12, 2018
Short description

VI-SEEM offers a broad set of generic as well as application-specific services in the region of South-eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, with special focus on the scientific communities of Life Sciences, Climatology and Digital Cultural Heritage. Such services are in the areas of Compute resource provisioning (HPC, Grid and Cloud), Storage and Data services provisioning, Dataset provisioning, Software and Scientific Workflow provisioning as well as Application Specific service provisioning. These services create a unique Virtual Research Environment (VRE), thus improving research productivity and competitiveness on the pan-European level. VI-SEEM supports open calls to scientific communities in the region in the form of resource pooling between the resource providers.

VI-SEEM opens the third Call for Proposals for projects accessing the VI-SEEM services and associated infrastructure. The call is addressed to scientists and researchers that work in academic/research institutions in the region of South Eastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean. More specifically countries are (in alphabetical order): Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey.

 

The project proposals should address non-proprietary/open research topics in the specific fields of Life Sciences, Climate research, and Digital Cultural Heritage. Via this call VI-SEEM opens possibilities for regional scientists from the selected scientific fields to have access to the advanced resources and services that it offers.

The list of services and resources offered by the VI-SEEM VRE can be found at: https://services.vi-seem.eu and in the VI-SEEM VRE at: https://vre.vi-seem.eu. Access to underlying computational resources will be awarded for a maximum period of 12 months. Access to the VI-SEEM data repository service might be granted for up to 2 years (see the relevant section).

The third call enables researchers from selected countries and applications fields to obtain access to the advanced services of the VI-SEEM Virtual Research Environment. Project Proposals must be of high scientific and social value. 

Eligible applicants (as Principal Investigators) are scientists affiliated with academic or research institutions in the following countries: (in alphabetical order): Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania Serbia and Turkey.

Collaborators in proposals might reside in any country provided that no specific geographical restrictions apply for access by the corresponding centers that offer resources in the various resource-providing countries.

Industrial partners may participate only as collaborators in proposal that are led by academic or research institutions in the eligible countries, and only if the aims and objectives of the project is open research with results to be published in research journals or conferences.

Tap here for more information on scope and access criteria

Important Dates:

  • Opening date: 12th February 2018
  • Closing Date: 12th March 2018
  • Allocation decision: latest April 2018
  • Allocation Start Date of awarded proposals: latest April 2018
  • Allocation end date of award: April 2020 for computational projects, April 2021 for some data projects.
  • Final report from successful projects: May 2020

For any queries related to applications please contact: service-access@vi-seem.eu

 

Type
  • Other
Geographical focus
  • SEE
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • Social Sciences

Entry created by Admin WBC-RTI.info on February 19, 2018
Modified on February 19, 2018