Open calls

Closing: 12 September 2018

The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to researchers of any nationality to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research and innovation in Europe (EU Member States and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries) and beyond.

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Events

SOCBioAFRI Project Dissemination Workshop

17 August 2018
Potchefstroom, South Africa

The workshop is aimed at addressing the outcomes of the project entitled “Addressing societal challenges of biotechnology in Africa towards balanced innovation” (SOCBIOAfri), which was co-funded by the DST. The project focused on agricultural biotechnology with the objective to address challenges arising from the policy, economic and sociocultural aspects of biotechnology innovation in farming in Africa and Europe.

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National Research Fund (FNI) of Mozambique – 2nd International Research Seminar
5 – 6 September 2018, Maputo, Mozambique

Ninth EDCTP Forum
17 – 21 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

Latest news

The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study for early career researchers at the University of Konstanz, Germany. The two-year postdoctoral fellowship is for those in the early stage of their career who plan to develop and implement an independent research project. Three two-year positions are on offer. Five-year research fellowships promote researchers with significant work experience at the postdoctoral level aiming for a career in academia. Two five-year positions are on offer. The deadline for application is 15 October 2018.

The World Academy of Sciences Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP) seeks to honour an outstanding scientist who has collaborated on trans-boundary research projects contributing to, or made possible by, good international relations in the developing world. The deadline is 20 August 2018.

Applications are open for the 2018 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence. The objective is to award top African scientists for their achievements and valuable discoveries and findings in science, technology and innovation. The closing date for nominations is 10 November 2018.

A new tools has been launched to help identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research and innovation projects.