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Call for grants to carry out special research and development actions

The application period for the 2017-2019 call is open.

organized byGovernment of the Balearic Islands - Ministry of Innovation, Research and Tourism

The following types of actions or lines of financing may be the subject of aid:

Line A: proposals for the preparation of proposals for the participation of research teams in international projects, especially in the "Horizon 2020" program.

Line B: specific science and technology policy actions that present a special urgency or interest or that help to complement and consolidate competitive research projects. It is planned to finance both specific actions in the framework of national or international programs and any others that, due to the theme or the opportunity, contribute to improving the development of the objectives of the strategy of intelligent specialization in research and innovation of the Balearic Islands (RIS3 updated version) or the Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Plan of the Balearic Islands 2013-2017. It is necessary to emphasize the need for concrete actions; in this line, proposals of large dimensions and scientific scope, typical of research projects, are not accepted.

Line C: collaboration actions between scientific and technical research groups (networks, interdisciplinary groups, agendas, etc.). It includes all the actions aimed at collaborating and exchanging knowledge between the research groups of the science, technology and innovation system of the Balearic Islands, and to encourage the start of new actions agreed with groups from different institutions of the Balearic Islands. Balearic Islands or with research groups from outside the Balearic Islands.

Line D: activities for the dissemination and exploitation of R & D & I results, such as publications of results in scientific journals, publications in books, dissemination of results in the press, etc. Excluded are travel and attendance at trade fairs, patents, technology advertising and other actions aimed at improving the sale and marketing of a product or technology.

Line E: actions to reinforce the needs of technological equipment and infrastructure for research, as well as electronic documents (pages, portals) capable of containing text, sound, video, programs, links, images, etc.

Line F: organization of congresses, seminars, conferences and, in general, meetings on scientific and technological issues

The themes of the special actions must be integrated mainly in some of the initiatives foreseen in the RIS3 of the Balearics (updated version). Likewise, the actions that coincide with the thematic areas of the Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Plan of the Balearic Islands 2013-2017 are also included

The maximum grant that can be awarded for each special action is 25.000 euros.

Within the framework of this call, no more than one grant per action or per project manager may be awarded.

Deadline: from May 8, 2017 to June 1, 2019. 

In order to obtain the signature of the legal representative and submit the application, applications must be submitted to Son Lledó (Cati Miralles, ext: 3431) before 14 pm on May 28, 2019. 

IMPORTANT: See the "Application Guide" if you are interested in submitting an application.

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