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Information on coronavirus

USPIR is fully active online so that all applications for international funding can be processed. You can contact us via email, phone or Microsoft Teams.

IMPORTANT! Due to the COVID19 outbreak, extensions will be applied to H2020 calls with original deadlines from 18 March to 15 April. No extensions will apply to the IMI and EIC pilot calls.
Funding & tender Portal publishes in this page the deadlines for some extended H2020 calls.
Below are other extended deadlines:
PRIMA – Section 1 6 May 2020
PRIMA – Section 2 13 May 2020
JPIAMR Network Plus 2020 28 May 2020
BiodivClim - Step 2 21 April 2020
Aquatic Pollutants 18 May 2020
ERA-HDHL 12 May 2020
CoBioTech 30 June 2020
SusCrop 28 April 2020
Justice Two weeks
REC Two weeks
ESFRI Roadmap 2021 9 September 2020

Further details will be published on the call and topic pages. Please, we recommend you to consult them.

Featured information



Position: Bio-chem-tech R&I Funding Expert

'Oficina Tarragona Regió del Coneixement' (OTRC) offers this position: The technician will be cooperating and coordinating with a variety of Biotech and Chemistry researchers, technicians and other staff, as well as R&D policy makers, driving and leading project proposals submission in time, cost and quality. Link to the job board and Link to the position.



ERC: Call for Seconded National Experts

The European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) is launching a Call for Expression of Interest (ERCEA/SNE/184/2020) and is looking for Seconded National Experts. Link to the Call for expressions of interest.



European Parliament: Calls for scientific and academic experts

European Parliament has differents open calls for Expression of Interest for scientific and academic experts:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Impact Assessment and European Added Value, evaluation, foresight and stress-testing
- Science communication

Link to the Calls for expressions of interest.



Proposal Writing Workshop: SWAFS

Proposal Writing Workshop Science with and for Society (SWAFS) of Horizon 2020 by Rocio Castrillo (European Office of MICIU) and Aïda Díaz (AGAUR), NCP of this challenge. Link to the Workshop.



ERA-NET CoBioTech and ERA-NET Aquatic Pollutants

Two new ERA-NET calls: CoBioTech and Aquatic Pollutants



URV Program to attract ERC Grantees

URV launches a Program to attract ERC Grantees: Institutional funding, permanent position and management support. Contact us.



PRIMA: Call for experts to participate in the Evaluation Panel –

PRIMA is seeking expressions of interest from qualified experts to conduct the independent evaluation of proposals that will be submitted in response to the calls 2020. The qualifications required are as follows according to the PRIMA-Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda, SRIA priorities and keywords. Link to the Call for expressions of interest Experts AWP2020.



Workshop for the preparation of proposals for “SC6. Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies”

Intensive workshop for the preparation of proposals for coordinators of the 2020 call for Societal Challenge 6 "Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies" of the Horizon 2020 program by the NCP of this program, Rocío Castrillo (European Office of MICI), on February 13 and 14 in Barcelona. Link to Agaur’s workshop.



Webinar: MSCA RISE 2020 call

February 3 at 10.00 a.m., a webinar organized by the Oficina Europea and the Fundación para el Conocimiento Madri+d to provide information about the MSCA RISE 2020 Call. Link to the website



Deadline for the Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

On January 14, the deadline to present the Innovative Training Networks (ITN) over. It aims to train, through an international network of public and private centers, a new generation of creative and innovative researchers, capable of transforming knowledge and ideas in  products and services for the economic and social profit of the European Union.



Changes in the dates of the FET Proactive 07 and 08 calls

There have been changes in the start and close dates of the FET Proactive 07 and 08 calls. Now both calls will open on December 19 to close on June 23, 2020.