CHIST-ERA opens a new call for Research Proposals in Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies

21 de November de 2016
CHIST-ERA is a consortium of funding organizations with programmes supporting Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (ICST). The CHIST-ERA consortium is itself supported by the European Union’s Future & Emerging Technologies scheme (FET).
Each year, CHIST-ERA launches a call for research proposals in two new topics of emergent scientific importance. This year the topics are namely:

Lifelong Learning for Intelligent Systems (LLIS)

• Visual Analytics for Decision Making under Uncertainty (VADMU)

The total indicative budget for the 2 projects is 7.000.000€. 

Proposals must be submitted by international consortia with research partners in at least three of the following countries: Austria, Belgium (Wallonia-Brussels), France, Ireland, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey. Each consortium partner is funded separately by a funding organization. On the CHIST-ERA call 2016 MINECO will fund the proposals which fulfill the eligibility criteria of the institution.   

CHIST-ERA projects have duration of either 24 or 36 months and the criteria for being eligibility are:   

• The consortium is international with a minimum of three partners and partners must be located in at least three distinct countries.
• The consortium is balanced: 60% of the total funding may be requested by partners from one country.

The proposals are evaluated and ranked within each topic according to the following criteria: Relevance to the topic, Quality, Implementation and Impact. 

Deadline for proposal submission: 17th January 2017 at 17:00 CET.

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