The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation published details of the €16 billion, second work programme of EU Horizon 2020 funding (2016-17) on 13 October. Full details of the Europe in a Changing World: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies tranche (Funding for Societal Challenges) have also been made available. The Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme was launched in 2014 with a total value of €77 billion.
EUROLAB, the European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, is inviting applications for funded research visits to the GESIS social sciences data archive in Cologne. The deadline is 7 May 2014. Successful applicants will receive a travel grant (up to €450) and accommodation. The EU Data Without Boundaries office has issued a call for applications from researchers who require funding to visit restricted micro data archives in Europe. The deadline is 15 June. The European Social Survey office has launched a call for proposals for the module design of Round 8 of the European Social Survey. The deadline is 12 May.
Horizon 2020 is the EU Research & Innovation funding programme, 2014-2020. EUI members who are preparing applications for Horizon 2020 funding will be required to submit general information on data management as part of their proposal. This will be evaluated by the EC under the criterion ‘impact.’ Social science and economic research projects are included in the ‘Societal Challenges’ cluster. The EUI Library can provide assistance to project leaders for the data section of funding applications. Please write to Thomas Bourke at [email protected] to make an appointment. Full details.