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Support for ERC POC SEAL OF EXCELLENCE

The FNRS Board of Directors of April the 24th 2023 decided that ERC Proof of Concept project proposals which have been awarded a Seal of Excellence and have been submitted with a university of the French-speaking Community of Belgium as Host Institution are likely to be funded by our agency. Principal Investigators are therefore invited to submit an application to the Secretary General (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in CC) and to the Director of the Research Administration department (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) of the FNRS. The following must be attached to the application:

  1. The proposal, as it was submitted via the Electronic Submission Service, including the electronic acknowledgement of receipt (a complete PDF file generated by the submission system including the electronic acknowledgement of receipt digitally sealed by the European Commission). 
  2. The Evaluation Summary Report (ESR).
  3. The Seal of Excellence.

The application must be complete to be considered by the Board of Directors.

The number of funded projects will be limited and will depend on the available budget.

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F.R.S.-FNRS Collaborative Research – FRQ (Wallonia-Brussels Federation – Quebec)

The F.R.S.-FNRS and the Fonds de recherche du Québec have developed a Bilateral Research Programme with the aim of creating leverage for scientific excellence and leading researchers from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and Quebec to develop innovative joint research projects. After calls in 2016, 2018 and 2021, the F.R.S.-FNRS and the FRQ are preparing to launch a new call, in the summer of 2024:

FRQ-2024

Provisional schedule:

  • Opening 1st stage: July 26, 2024
  • Closing 1st stage: September 25, 2024
  • Closing of the 2nd stage: February 18 2025
  • Announcement of results: end of June-beginning of July 2025
  • Start of funding: September 2025

Terms and conditions of the upcoming call:

  • Rules for the 2025 call coming soon.
  • PINT-BILAT-P regulations
  • Submission of applications by the promoter of the Walloon Federation-Brussels on the e-space platform. 

Budget: 
The F.R.S.-FNRS and the FRQ should fund 6 joint research projects in the upcoming call.

Amount of the grant:
F.R.S.-FNRS: up to a maximum of € 82,500 per year over 3 years
FRQ: up to a maximum of $CA 100,000 per year over 3 years 

 


FNRS WelCHANGE Programme

Call open on April 6, 2023, of the

FUNDING FOR PROJECTS IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

with potential societal impacts 

 

FNRS WelCHANGE is a new funding programme for research projects

  • carried out by a main promoter in Human and Social Sciences,
  • with potential societal impacts. 

The objective of this FNRS initiative is to enable the development of projects in strategic societal themes, such as major transitions, as well as the emergence of interdisciplinary approaches.

These projects, which may be single or multi-university, must be led by a main promoter in HSS, in possible collaboration with co-promoters in SVS or SEN.

In practice, the FNRS WelCHANGE PROGRAMME offers financial support over 4 years, including operating costs, personnel costs, and small equipment.

 

The call will open on 6 April 2023.

The relevant documents are available via the following link.

For any question related to the scope of this new programme: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

For any technical question related to the submission of an application: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


EP PerMed JTC 2024 “Identification or Validation of Targets for Personalised Medicine Approaches (PMTargets)”

Belgium (F.R.S.-FNRS) – Fédération Wallonie – Bruxelles

Network :

Deadline for outline proposals: March 5th, 2024, 17:00 CET

F.R.S.-FNRS :

Administrative submission deadline on e-space (F.R.S.-FNRS obligation): March 12th,2024, 14:00 CET

 

Project duration and maximum budget

The maximum amount of requested funding per project is 300.000 EUR for a total period of 3 years. 

Eligibility rules

Please note that personnel costs (Article III.6) have an annual average cap of 80,000 euros for this call.

All eligibility rules and criteria can be found in the PINT-MULTI regulations. Pleaserefer to criteria applicable for calls co-funded by the European Commission.

Forms to be submitted

Applicants to F.R.S.-FNRS funding must submit an administrative application on e-space within 5 working days after the general deadline of the call to be eligible. Please select the “PINT-MULTI” funding instrument when creating the administrative application.

Non-permissible costs

“Overhead” is not an eligible cost. If the project is selected for funding, these costs will be subject to a separate agreement between the institution of the beneficiary and the F.R.S.-FNRS. 

CONTACT PERSONS:

Please contact one of the persons below if you have questions regarding the above:
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  • Agnès Roba, (+32)2 2 504 92 36
  • Joël Groeneveld, (+32)2 2 504 92 70

For more info on the call: https://www.eppermed.eu/jtc2024/

 


JPND JTC 2024 “Mechanisms and Measurement of Disease Progression in the Early Phase of Neurodegenerative Diseases”

Belgium (F.R.S.-FNRS) – Fédération Wallonie – Bruxelles

Network :

Deadline for outline proposals: March 5th, 2024, 12:00 CET

F.R.S.-FNRS :

Administrative submission deadline on e-space (F.R.S.-FNRS obligation): March 12th,2024, 14:00 CET

Project duration and maximum budget

The maximum amount of requested funding per project is 200.000 EUR for a total period of three years. If the project involves the recruitment of a PhD student, the project duration of the F.R.S.-FNRS sub-project could be up to four years.

Eligibility rules

All eligibility rules and criteria can be found in the PINT-MULTI regulations. This call is NOT co-funded by the European Commission (see article III.6).

Forms to be submitted

Applicants to F.R.S.-FNRS funding must provide basic administrative data by submitting an administrative application on e-space within 5 working days after the general deadline of the JPND call to be eligible. Please select the “PINT-MULTI” funding instrument when creating the administrative application. Proposals invited to the second stage will be able to complete the pre-proposal form and provide information for the full proposal upon validation by the F.R.S.-FNRS.

Non-permissible costs

“Overhead” is not an eligible cost. If the project is selected for funding, these costs will be subject to a separate agreement between the institution of the beneficiary and the F.R.S.-FNRS. 

CONTACT PERSONS:

Please contact one of the persons below if you have questions regarding the above:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

  • Agnès Roba, (+32)2 504 92 36
  • Florence Quist, (+32)2 504 93 51

For more info on the call: 2024 RESEARCH CALL ON "MECHANISMS AND MEASUREMENT OF DISEASE PROGRESSION IN THE EARLY PHASE OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES" - JPND Neurodegenerative Disease Research (neurodegenerationresearch.eu)

 


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