Edition 158 - June 2014

Call for proposals: H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015 - Integrating and Opening Research Infrastructures of European Interest

An Integrating Activity will mobilise a comprehensive consortium of several research infrastructures in a given field as well as other stakeholders (e.g. public authorities, technological partners, research institutions) from different Member States, Associated Countries and other third countries when appropriate. 

Funding will be provided to support the trans-national and virtual access activities provided to European researchers (and of researchers from Third Countries under certain conditions), the cooperation between research infrastructures, scientific communities, industries and other stakeholders, the improvement of the services the infrastructures provide, the harmonisation, optimisation and improvement of access procedures and interfaces. 

An Integrating Activity shall combine:

  • Networking activities, to foster a culture of co-operation between research infrastructures, scientific communities, industries and other stakeholders as appropriate, and to help developing a more efficient and attractive European Research Area; 
  • Trans-national access or virtual access activities, to support scientific communities in their access to the identified research infrastructures; 
  • Joint research activities, to improve, in quality and/or quantity, the integrated services provided at European level by the infrastructures.

Total call budget: EUR 140 million

Deadline: 2 September 2014

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