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FCT-2020 Call for SR&TD Project Grants

FCT-2020 Call for SR&TD Project Grants | iBB | Scoop.it

FCT has opened a call for scientific research and technological development (SR&TD) project grants to support innovative ideas in all research domains that may make significant contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge. The deadline for submission of proposals is the 31st march. Click here to learn more.

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Applications for the INPhINIT PhD Program are Open

Applications for the INPhINIT PhD Program are Open | iBB | Scoop.it

Applications for the 2019 edition of the INPhINIT PhD Program, sponsored by the "la Caixa" Foundation, are now open in 2 formats: INCOMING, until February 6, 2019; and RETAINING until February 27, 2019. Click on title for more info. 

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Call FET-Open – Novel Ideas for Radically New Technologies

Call FET-Open – Novel Ideas for Radically New Technologies | iBB | Scoop.it

"This call aims to support early-stage joint science and technology research for radically new future technological possibilities. The call is entirely non-prescriptive with regards to the nature or purpose of the technologies that are envisaged and thus targets mainly the unexpected. A bottom-up selection process will build up a diverse portfolio of projects. In order to identify and seize opportunities of long-term benefit for citizens, the economy and society, the early detection of promising new areas, developments and trends, wherever they come from, will be essential."

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: New Interventions for Global Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: New Interventions for Global Health | iBB | Scoop.it

"The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a new Grand Challenge: New Interventions for Global Health. This challenge focuses on innovative concepts for vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics with the potential to be translated into safe, effective, affordable, and widely utilized interventions to protect against the acquisition, progression, or transmission of infectious diseases, or to provide a cure for infectious diseases, in resource‐limited settings."

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NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme

NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme | iBB | Scoop.it

"The NATO Science Programme for Peace and Security (SPS) is an important contributor  to the reinforcement of Euro-Atlantic efforts in international security, enhancing scientific and technological research and promoting international cooperation between NATO Member States and Allies.

The SPS Programme funds R&D multi-annual projects, specialised training sessions, and the organisation of workshops involving the scientific communities of Member States and, at least, one Allied Country. Projects can be funded with between 200 and 300 K€. Purchase of equipment is eligible."

Miguel Prazeres's insight:

A one-day long session on the SPS programme will take place on monday, the 20th of October at IST (starting a 10:00 am). Click on photo to learn more.

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Portugal Ventures's Call for Entrepreneurship

Portugal Ventures's Call for Entrepreneurship | iBB | Scoop.it

"The Call For Entrepreneurship is the entry point to the Ignition Programme, a new initiative led by Portugal Ventures to promote investment for market-oriented scientific and technological projects in the Seed Capital phase."

Miguel Prazeres's insight:

An excellent funding opportunity for those looking to transfer iBB's science and knowledge to society in the form of a commercial venture. Submissions end 4th September.

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FCT Fellowships and Grants to Open by End July 2014

FCT Fellowships and Grants to Open by End July 2014 | iBB | Scoop.it

"01.07.14 - The 2014 call for PhD Studentships, PhD Studentships in Industry and Post-doctoral Fellowships will open at the end of July. The call for applications will run to the end of September 2014."

Miguel Prazeres's insight:

Call for PhD and Post-Doc grants will open soon!

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Applications for the FCT-PhD Program on Biotechnology and Biosciences Open

Applications for the FCT-PhD Program on Biotechnology and Biosciences Open | iBB | Scoop.it

The 2019 call for applications to the FCT-PhD Program on Biotechnology and Biosciences (BIOTecnico) is open from the 29th march until the 12th may 2019. BIOTEcnico is an interdisciplinary four-year’s Doctoral program, offered by IST and iBB, that provides PhD students with a world-class training in Biotechnology and Biosciences. The course is designed to attract and prepare talented and motivated students to translate basic bioscience discoveries into technological innovations in Industrial, Agro-Food, Health and Environmental Biotechnology. Learn more at BIOTecnico's website.

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Opening Call for ‘Individual Scientific Employment Incentive 2017’

Opening Call for ‘Individual Scientific Employment Incentive 2017’ | iBB | Scoop.it

The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) has announced the opening of the 'Individual Scientific Employment Incentive 2017' (‘Estímulo ao Emprego Científico Individual 2017’) call, which aims to fund 500 contracts for PhD researchers in all scientific areas. Any doctorate of any nationality or stateless person with a career in any scientific area that wishes to carry out scientific research activities in Portuguese R&D units funded by FCT, can apply. Applications will run until 12 February 2018. Click on title to learn more.

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6th Call for Transnational Research Projects on Industrial Biotechnology

6th Call for Transnational Research Projects on Industrial Biotechnology | iBB | Scoop.it

"ERA-IB-2 together with EuroTransBio (ETB) launched the 6thtransnational call for research projects on the 1st of December 2014 under the topic: Industrial Biotechnology for Europe - an Integrated Approach. Its main goal is to encourage academics and industrial researchers with expertise in Industrial Biotechnology to work together across the whole value chain. By cofounding this call, the organizations will contribute to less fragmentation of resources and an increase in transnational networking."

Miguel Prazeres's insight:
Deadline for submission of pre-proposal is 23rd February 2015.
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FCT - 2014 Call for SR&TD Project Grants

FCT - 2014 Call for SR&TD Project Grants | iBB | Scoop.it

Through this call for scientific research and technological development (SR&TD) project grants, FCT wishes to support innovative ideas in all research domains that may make significant contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge, and show clear potential for significant international impact, measured in terms of scientific output.

Miguel Prazeres's insight:

O concurso fecha a 29 de Janeiro de 2015!

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Maratona da Saúde 2014 Award for Cancer Research

Maratona da Saúde 2014 Award for Cancer Research | iBB | Scoop.it

"Promoting scientific research in different areas of biomedical research is the main goal of the Maratona da Saúde Awards. Created by Maratona da Saúde (MdS) Association, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) joined the initiative in September 2014, when a Memorandum of Understanding was signed. A call for proposals is now open."

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Transnational Cooperation Portugal-Italy

Transnational Cooperation Portugal-Italy | iBB | Scoop.it

FCT and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche de Itália have recently opened a call for proposals to sponsor exchange of researchers (2015-2016) within the context of common research projects. The call ends on the 30th September.

Miguel Prazeres's insight:

This might be a good opportunity for funding if you have on-going collaborations with Italy. 

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