Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES).
Marie Curie’s new International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES) helps research organisations to set up or strengthen long-term cooperation with others, through a coordinated exchange programme for their staff. Active research organisations (e.g. universities, research centres etc) can take part in IRSES. Your proposal must include at least two independent participants in at least two different EU Member States or Associated Countries PLUS one or more organisations located either in countries with which the EU has an S&T Agreement (a science and technology cooperation agreement) or in countries covered by the European Neighbourhood Policy.
Deadline: 17 January 2013.
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Supporting the coordination of national and regional policies and activities of Member States and/or Associated countries in the field of international cooperation – Activity ERA-NET/ERA-NET PLUS. Deadline 18 December 2012.
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Eco-innovation! when business meets the environment.
The next call is planned to be published in the beginning of May 2013. With 3.4 million jobs in eco-industries and a growing demand for environmental products and services, Europe has the potential to meet the environmental challenges of the future. The EU's Eco-innovation initiative was set up to tap this potential to the fullest by giving clever ideas and new environmentally-friendly solutions a chance to reach an EU-wide market. Eco-innovation boosts economic growth whilst protecting the environment. The cross-cutting initiative provides funding for projects in various sectors that mitigate environmental impacts or promote a more efficient use of resources. Priority areas include material recycling, buildings, the food and drink sector as well as greener business.
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