FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of a maximum of 6 experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the Info Day on the 2017 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials", 14th September in Brussels.
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FinCEAL Plus has openeda Targeted Travel Grant Call to support theparticipation of a maximum of 6 experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the Info Day on the 2017 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action,Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials", 14th September in Brussels.
Information on the Travel Grants
Thecall is directed to experts focusing on any of the three FinCEAL Plus regions: Africa, Asia and/or the LAC region. Two experts focusing on each region will be funded. Please note that this call is for researchers residing in Finland only, and only for this particular event. Interested researchers should send a short description(no more than one page) detailing their interest in the event and how it relates to your work. Clear interest in applying for a H2020 SC5 call together with partners from Africa, Asia and/or Latin America and the Caribbean call in question should be shown. Please note that applicants with a focus purely in European cooperation do not qualify for the grant. A CV or link to your profile should also be included.
The maximum individual grant is 800€ and can be usedto cover travel, accommodation, and daily allowances. Applicants from outside
the metropolitan Helsinki area can receive max. 100€ in addition to the grant to
cover their travel expenses within Finland. The deadline for applications is August 5th, 2016. AllAfrica-related applications should be sent by email to Eva Kagiri, eva.m.kagiri[at]jyu.fi,Asia-related applications to Jarkko Mutanen, Jarkko.mutanen[at]uef.fi andLAC-related applications to Kajsa Ekroos, kajsa.ekroos[at]helsinki.fi.
For any questions about the grants, please contact the Project Coordinators well in advance, as replying may take longer than usual during the holiday season.
Informationon the event
The European Commission is organising an InformationDay to present the following callsfor proposals to be launched in autumn 2016:
- the "Greeningthe Economy" call for proposals,
- thecircular economy sub-call of "Industry2020 in the Circular Economy", and
- relatedcall topics on "Smartand Sustainable Cities", "SustainableFood Security – Resilient and resource-efficient value chains" and "BlueGrowth – Demonstrating an Ocean of Opportunities".
Representatives of the research community, SMEassociations, businesses, industry and European institutions are invited to join the event on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 in the European Commission's Charlemagne building, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels.
Registrationwill open in July. Furtherinformation on the event (programme, registration, practical information) will be published in the following weeks on the event website: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en/horizon-2020-information-day-climate-action-environment-resource-efficiency-raw-materials
For any questions about the event please contact ue.aporue.ce@STNEVE-5CS-0202H-EMSAE.