New call for applications for Slovenian MSCA Seal of Excellence holders
The Slovenian Research Agency invites national research institutions that had participated in the MSCA-IF-2016 call evaluation procedure and acquired a score of 85% or more to apply for co-funding of their projects. The Slovenian call foresees a co-financing of 6 research projects, starting from 1 January 2018. Using its own funds, the Agency will support the leading researchers of the selected projects for a period of two years.
- More information (The deadline for submission of applications is 16 October 2017)
Amsterdam Matchmaking event for Seal of Excellence SMEs in Sustainable Urban Mobility
27 September 2017, CapitalFest will bring together top-notch founders, investors and corporates in Amsterdam. Register now to be selected for 1:1 matchmaking with international investors and attend invite-only break-out sessions organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, with representatives from BMW Startup Garage, Mastercard and Rotterdam Mobility Lab as well as public authorities. A limited number of 50% discount tickets are available for Seal of Excellence holders. Please contact Linda van Duivenbode for more information.
New Call for Applications for SME Instrument Phase 2 Seal of Excellence holders in Slovenia
Seal of Excellence holders for Phase 2 based in Slovenia can now apply for co-funding by executive agency Spirit. The same categories of costs are considered eligible as in the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. There will be no re-evaluation as only previous assessment by the European Commission will be taken into account. First deadline for submission is at the end of this month (29 September 2017), with two more calls closing 12 September 2018 and 12 September 2019.
- More information (in Slovenian)
Open call for MSCA Seal of Excellence holders in the Czech Republic
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic has published a new call for proposals for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions – Individual Fellowships Seal of Excellence holders (2015 & 2016; European Fellowships only). The call supports 'International Mobility of researchers' i.e. researchers going from the Czech Republic to foreign research organisations and vice versa researchers from foreign research organisations coming to the Czech Republic. Applicants can be of any nationality and need to apply through their home (outgoing) or host (incoming) institution before 1 December 2017.
- More information (in Czech)
Attend the Seal of Excellence workshop at Startup Olé 27 April
If you are attending Startup Olé in Salamanca between 25 and 27 April this week, make sure to come say hi to the Seal of Excellence team! We have a booth at the Startup Fair and are organising a workshop from 11h to 14h on Thursday 27 April in Sala Menor. In the workshop we will address opportunities for Seal of Excellence holders, present an upcoming scheme for Seal of Excellence holders in Junta de Castilla y León and give you a chance to share your Seal of Excellence experience with us, investors and other SMEs.