JPI UE: Urban Accessibility and Connectivity call announced

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The National Science Centre (hereinafter: “NCN”), in cooperation with the JPI Urban Europe network, announces the call for international research projects under the ERA-NET Co-fund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (EN UAC) call for proposals, concerning subjects related to the development of modern cities and urban areas. The detailed scope of research is described in the call announcement.

Funding proposals may be submitted by international consortia composed of at least 3 research teams from at least 3 countries participating in the call. The principal investigator of the Polish research team must hold at least a PhD degree.

Countries participating in the call: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Latvia, Germany, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and Italy.

Application process:

  • International level: the Polish research team prepares a joint proposal in English in cooperation with its foreign partner and submits it via the electronic submission system of the French Funding Agency (ANR):
  • national level: the Polish research team prepares an NCN proposal covering the Polish part of the project and submits it to the NCN via the ZSUN/OSF electronic submission system. Instructions for submitting proposals in the OSF/ZSUN submission system is available here.

Call schedule:

  • Submission deadline for joint pre-proposals: 17 March 2020, 3 p.m. CET
  • Invitation to submit joint full proposals: May 2020
  • Submission deadline for joint full proposals: 22 September 2020
  • Submission deadline for NCN proposals in ZSUN/OSF: September 2020
  • Call results: December 2020

In the EN-UAC call, funds may be awarded to cover remuneration for the research team, remuneration and scholarships for students and PhD students, purchase or construction of research equipment and for other costs crucial to the research project.

The total funds allocated by the NCN for the tasks to be performed by Polish research teams in the call amount to EUR 500,000.

Please read:

  • call documents available on the JPI Urban Europe website (applies to all applicants in the call);
  • detailed information for applicants below and annexes hereto (applies only to entities applying for NCN funding).