The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans and Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (POGO) is currently promoting its Visiting Fellowship Programme for 2017. A joint programme between POGO and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR), the programme is designed to support training and capacity building leading towards a global observation scheme for the oceans. A success for over 15 years, the programme has awarded over 160 fellowships since 2001.
MarTERA opened a transnational call with a budget of about 30 Mio € for collaborative research projects in different areas of maritime and marine technologies (deadline: 31.03.2017). This call is initiated by 18 funding organisations of the former ERA-NET MARTEC consortium and JPI OCEANS members from 16 countries/regions:
On a regular basis, the AQUAEXCEL2020 project will invite proposals from European research groups for scientific research that utilises the facilities of any of the participating aquaculture research infrastructures. The AQUAEXCEL2020 project unites major aquaculture experimental facilities with capacity to undertake experimental trials on a selection of commercially important fish aquaculture species and system types.
For the first time more than 15 facilities from 8 different research infrastructures across Biological and Medical Sciences join forces and combine their technologies and scientific expertise to support advanced research projects.
TOPIC : Demonstrating innovative nature-based solutions in cities (SCC-02-2016-2017)
ERC Starting and Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators (PIs) at the career stage at which they are starting or consolidating their own independent research team or programme. Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal. ERC grants are open to researchers of any nationality who intend to conduct their research activity in any EU Member State or Associated Country.
This Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) /European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) call for tender is to enter into a service contract for a study to assist the European Commission to play a role in international ocean governance in support of development policy. The study will define capacity development projects which the EU can implement in selected partner countries under the sustainable fisheries partnership agreements (SFPA) in the Central Eastern Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
This Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) /European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) call for tender is to enter into a multiple framework contract in cascade for the provision of scientific advice for fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
The following Horizon 2020 Blue Growth - Demonstrating an ocean of opportunities (H2020-BG-2016-2017) calls are now open:
The delegation agreement between the European Union, represented by the European Commission, and Mercator Ocean for setting-up the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service, led Mercator Ocean to issue a range of calls for tender to create the necessary strong network of partners. Open calls: