FP7 ERA-NET on Nanosafety
Safe Implementation of Innovative Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

2014 Third SIINN Call

Call opening: 01/10/2014
Submission deadline: 16/01/2015, 12:00 am CET, 07:00 am Washington D. C. Time

The SIINN Third Call for Proposals 2014 is closed.
Seven joint transnational projects are selected for funding within the third SIINN Call 2014. Further information on the funded projects is available on the DaNa website (Information about nanomaterials and their safety assessment): http://nanopartikel.info/en/projects/era-net-siinn


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The third joint transnational call of the ERA-NET SIINN is open for the submission of innovative transnational research proposals focused on manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) in the four topics listed below:
  1. Exposure assessment
  2. Toxicity mechanisms
  3. Effects of MNMs on human health
  4. Environmental impacts of MNMs
Please read carefully the following call documents:

Call Text (pdf)
Guidelines for Applicants (pdf)

Please note that not all funding organizations participating in the call will fund each of the four call topics. For more information please consult the Call Text.

Applicants are invited to compile a single full proposal according to the proposal template (Appendix D of the Guidelines for Applicants, download the Proposal Form of Third SIINN Call) and submit it via the Electronic Submission System (ESS, https://www.siinn-submission.eu/). The project coordinator has to upload the full proposal form in pdf format in the ESS and must enter all the administrative and financial data directly in the ESS.

For the projects selected for funding, each partner of the consortium will be funded by the respective national/regional funding organization.

All national regulations apply and each partner must contact their respective Local Contact Point (LCP) prior to submission since national applications could be requested by some countries. For further details, please check Appendix B of the Guidelines for Applicants.

The following countries/regions will participate in the third SIINN Call (involved funding organizations are indicated as well):
  • Austria

Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, BMVIT)Austrian Research Promotion Agency (Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft, FFG)

  • Belgium (only French-speaking community)

Fund for Scientific Research (Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique, FNRS)

  • Germany

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF)Project Management Jülich (Projektträger Jülich, PtJ)

  • Portugal

Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT)

  • Region Nord-Pas de Calais (France)

Regional Council Nord-Pas de Calais (Conseil Régional Nord-Pas de Calais, RCNPC)

  • Romania

Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (Unitatea Executiva pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior, a Cercetarii, Dezvoltarii si Inovarii, UEFISCDI)

  • Spain

Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, MINECO)

  • USA

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)



Each applicant must contact the respective Local Contact Point (LCP) prior to submission since national regulations apply. Separate national applications will be requested by some funding agencies. For further details, please check Appendix B of the Guidelines for Applicants.

List of local contact points (LCP)

Country/ Region

Institution

Website

Local Contact Point (LCP)

Austria

FFG

www.ffg.at/nano-ehs

Alexandra Kuhn
+43 57755 5082
Alexandra.Kuhn@ffg.at

Belgium

FNRS

http://www.ncp.frs-fnrs.be/index.php/appels/era-nets

Freia Van Hee
+32 2 504 93 09
Freia.Vanhee@frs-fnrs.be

Arnaud Goolaerts
+32 2 504 93 09
Arnaud.Goolaerts@frs-fnrs.be

France

RCNPC

www.nordpasdecalais.fr/jcms/c_5235/recherche

Leila Mehnane
+33 3 28 82 76 07
Leila.Mehnane@nordpasdecalais.fr

Germany

Jülich PtJ

https://www.ptj.de/en/start

Dr Rainer Hagenbeck
+49 2461 61 5741
R.Hagenbeck@fz-juelich.de

Portugal

FCT

www.fct.pt/apoios/cooptrans/eranets/siinn

Dr Carlos Pereira
+351 213924397
Carlos.pereira@fct.pt

Dr Dina Carrilho
+351 213924381
Dina.Carrilho@fct.pt

Romania

UEFISCDI

www.uefiscdi.gov.ro

Dr Mihaela Manole
+4021 302 38 63
mihaela.manole@uefiscdi.ro

Spain

MINECO

http://www.idi.mineco.gob.es

Dr. Carles Cané
+34 935947700
Carles.Cane@imb-cnm.csic.es

Dr. Federico Mompeán
+34 916037990
era-nano@mineco.es

USA

NSF with CPSC and NIEHS

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/nano/

www.cpsc.gov/


www.niehs.nih.gov

Dr. Nora F. Savage
+1 703 292 7949
nosavage@nsf.gov

Dr. Treye Thomas
+1 301 987 2560
tthomas@cpsc.gov

Dr. Srikanth Nadadur
+1 919 541 5327
NadadurS@niehs.nih.gov

The SIINN ERA-NET is funded under the ERA-NET scheme of the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission, Research Directorate- General, Grant Agreement No. 265799
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