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EuroMarine 2016

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The EuroMarine Steering Committee specified the terms of the 2016 call for proposals during its 29 Jan. 2016 meeting.

The present pre-announcement aims at letting scientists at EuroMarine member organisations prepare proposals and liaise with potential EuroMarine partners upstream of the actual opening of the call.

Call timeline

  • 1st April : Publication of the call
  • 31st May : Deadline for proposal submission
  • 1st June - 1st Sept. : Review process
  • 14th Oct. : Publication of the results

Main call terms

The eligible categories of activities are :

  • Foresight Workshops (’horizon scanning’, FWS) – maximum funding : 7,500 €
  • EuroMarine Working Groups (WG) or Workshops (WS) for building EuroMarine services or for otherwise consolidating the EuroMarine network – maximum funding : 7,500 €
  • Capacity Building and Training (CBT) with two subcategories
    • First edition of new EuroMarine course – maximum funding : 10,000 €
    • Existing, established course – maximum funding : 5,000 €
  • Endorsement of existing activities (E) – maximum funding : 2,500 €.

To be eligible, proposals should address EuroMarine priorities, as defined in the 2015 summary text on EuroMarine scientific strategy.

Proposals should involve at least three 2016 Full (paying) Member Organisations of EuroMarine, from at least two different countries. (Please refer to the provisional 2016 membership list attached to the present announcement and do not hesitate to contact for any contact information).

Activities should preferably be carried out in 2017 and any exemption should be justified in the proposal.

The four sets of proposals corresponding to the above four categories will be reviewed separately using specific criteria and specific pools of referees.

The call budget will range from 100 k€ to 120 k€ depending on final EuroMarine 2016 resources and the number of proposals.

Pending the 2016 call announcement, please refer for further information to the previous (2015) call webpage (notably to the text of the call and the terms and conditions of funding) at :

Download provisional 2016 membership list (as of March 4th)