Horizon Europe - New Cancer Mission Call Just Launched

The Horizon Europe Cancer Mission call just launched, with five topics open for proposal submission:

  • Improving and upscaling primary prevention of cancer through implementation research: link to call topic
  • Strengthening research capacities of Comprehensive Cancer Infrastructures: link to call topic
  • Pragmatic clinical trials to optimise treatments for patients with refractory cancers: link to call topic
  • Towards the creation of a European Cancer Patient Digital Centre: link to call topic
  • Establishing of national cancer mission hubs and creation of network to support the Mission on Cancer: link to call topic.

The deadline for proposal submission is set on 7 September 2022.

Sources: EC, Euresearch

MSCA 2022 Postdoctoral Fellowships and Doctoral Networks Calls Now Open

The 2022 calls of the Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) and Doctoral Networks (DN) of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) are now open. They have their deadlines on 14 September 2022 and 15 November 2022 and a budget of €428.28 Million and €257 Million, respectively.

Check out the call details and documents directly on the Funding and Tenders Portal:

In addition, don't miss the online Information Events for PF (20 May 2022, 10:00 CET) and DN (30 May 2022, 14:00 CET) organised by Euresearch, to learn more about the call conditions and how Swiss institutions can participate in these calls.

Source: Euresearch

Online Information Event on the MSCA Doctoral Network

In addition to the online event organised on 20 May 2022 about the Postdoctoral Fellowship (PF) of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), Euresearch will also organise an information event on the 2022 MSCA Doctoral Network call, with its specificities, eligibility & award criteria and proposal structure. The focus will be on how Swiss Institutions can participate.

The event will be held remotely on 30 May 2022 at 14:00 - 15:30 CEST.

Participation is free but registration is mandatory using this link.

Source: Euresearch

European Institute of Innovation & Technology - New Multi-Annual Grants

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) is offering multi-annual grants (2023-2025) to its Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) to strengthen the impact of their activities and continue to power innovation.

KICs bring together partners from business, research centres and higher education institutions to power innovation.The EIT has set up eight KICs, each tackling a specific global challenge, from climate change to sustainable energy and urban mobility to digitisation of our societies.

Read the conditions for the grants, respectives guidelines and templates on the EC's Funding and Tenders portal and the EIT website.

Sources: Euresearch, EIT

Innovative Health Initiative - First Draft Call Top­ics Pub­lished

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) plans to launch two calls for proposals in June 2022: one single stage call, and one two stage call.

Topics under consideration include heart and neurodegenerative diseases, personalised oncology and cancer imaging, use of health data, and improving patient access to health technologies.

The draft topic texts are already available here, well in advance of the official call launch to give potential applicants additional time to start building a consortium and drafting a proposal.

The IHI Programme Office is planning webinars and a brokerage event around the time of the call launch to help applicants with the new IHI rules and procedures.

Sources: Euresearch, IHI

Horizon Europe Missions Calls 2022 – Info Days and Virtual Brokerage Event

EU Missions are an additional part of Horizon Europe, which tackle big societal challenges and aim to achieve ambitious goals in health, climate and the environment by 2030.

At the EU Missions Info Days on 17 and 18 May 2022, a wide range of new topics for all 5 missions (Adaptation to Climate Change; Cancer; Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities; Ocean, Seas and Waters; and Soil Health) will be presented.

Following the info days, the virtual brokerage event will take place on 19 May 2022 in order to gather all the relevant stakeholders intending to apply for funding in EU Missions calls. This event will help you to build your consortium for the upcoming 2022 calls of the Missions Work Programme, which will be open from May 2022 to September 2022. Registration is mandatory for the brokerage event.

Source: Euresearch

Swiss Transitional Measures for Horizon Europe

The Swiss Federal Council has decided to provide funding for transitional measures to replace Horizon Europe 2022 call. Repeating transitional measures taken in 2021, the Federal Council decided on 4 May 2022, that participants will continue to receive funding from the Confederation for accessible 2022 calls for proposals.

The Swiss National Science Foundation will be mandated to put national measures in place for the ERC Advanced Grant and the Marie Sklodowska Curie (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowship. These grants will align with both the ERC and MSCA conditions and regulations as closely as possible.

Furthermore, if Switzerland remains a non-associated country, the Federal Council has also provided for the possibility of funding transitional measures in 2023 (for the ERC StG, CoG and AdG, and the EIC Accelerator).

Sources: Euresearch, Swiss Federal Council

Online Information Event on the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Euresearch will organise an online event on 20 May 2022 (10:00 - 11:00 CEST) to offer information on the Postdoctoral Fellowship (PF) of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA).

You will receive info about the specificities of the 2022 MSCA PF call, eligibility criteria, award criteria, evaluation, proposal structure, submission etc. You will also learn how to participate to the 2022 MSCA PF call with a Swiss host institution.

Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory using this link.

Source: Euresearch

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