News archive - Call for Proposals: "South Eastern Europe's Scientific Response to: Biodiversity protection, climate change and energy scarcity"

The Austrian Science and Research Liaison Offices Ljubljana/Slovenia and Sofia/Bulgaria (ASOs) announce a Call for proposals for projects in Research Cooperation and Networking between institutions in Austria, the ASO countries Slovenia and Bulgaria and South Eastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia, including Kosovo). Deadline is January 31, 2008.

The call wants to intensify the short-term cooperation in the scientific field of "South Eastern Europe's Scientific Response to: Biodiversity protection, climate change and energy scarcity" with the aim to support the development of long-term scientific collaboration. Funding is provided by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research (bmwf) in the framework of its South Eastern European science cooperation initiative.

This call is open to January 31, 2008 (date of post mark).

The project activities must be implemented after signing the contract and before March 2009.

The funding available is 119.000 Euro and it is envisaged to support around 10 projects following this call. The allowable funding per project depends on the content, duration and number of teams involved. For projects with higher than average financial costs, cofinancing is expected.

The funded activities shall enable scientists from Austria, Slovenia, Bulgaria and other South Eastern European countries to work together on mutually beneficial projects. The main goal is to promote networking, the exchange of research results and know-ho, comparative studies and know-how exchange on European standards and preactices in the specified areas. The activities should build on already existing scientific results.
Please find more information on the objectives and envisaged activities in the call text.

Eligible participants are universities, non-university research institutions and tertiary education organisations. The consortium composition must include one partner from Austria, one partner either from Slovenia or Bulgaria and at least one partner from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia (including Kosovo) and Montenegro.

Download of the "Submission Form" and the "Call Text" from and below.


in Austria:
Johanna Scheck
Zentrum für Soziale Innovation/Centre for Social Innovation
Linke Wienzeile 246
A-1150 Wien
Tel. +43 1 49 50 442-76

in Slovenia:
ASO Ljubljana
Miroslav Polzer
Dunajska 104
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Tel. +386 1 5684 168

in Bulgaria:
ASO Sofia
Martin Felix Gajdusek
ul. Moskovska 5
BG-1000 Sofia
Tel. +359 2 987 20 69


Entry created by Elke Dall on October 18, 2007
Modified on October 18, 2007