30/11/2016

Foundation for Polish Science - FIRST TEAM programme

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Foundation for Polish Science
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Poland
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    The call for applications will start on the 8th of January 2018 and will close on the 5th of March 2018
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

Financing for first research teams headed by doctors at the early stage of their careers.

What is funded

Financing under the FIRST TEAM programme will be provided to projects whose subject matter is listed on the National Smart Specialization (NSS; PL – KIS) list. In exceptional cases, while giving preference to NSS areas, the Foundation may agree to finance projects involving topics not on the NSS list if they show significant application potential or importance for solving a major socioeconomic problem.

Offer

The funding may amount to as much as EUR 455k

Duration

Projects lasting up to 36 months will be financed under the programme.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are those researchers (regardless of nationality) who have had a doctoral degree for not longer than 5 years, where the start of this period is defined by the year of obtaining the degree and the end – by the year preceding the deadline for submitting applications in the competition. The 5-year period may be extended to a maximum of 9 years from obtaining the degree if the applicant fulfils the conditions set down in the competition documentation.

As part of the project’s implementation, the project manager (principal investigator; PI) should include young  researchers – students, PhD students or young doctors (postdocs) – in his or her team. For the duration of the project, the project manager (PI) shall be be employed at the unit, with a commitment of at least 50% of a full-time employment for the purposes of project realisation.

 

The programme is co-financed with the support of the Smart Growth Operational Programme (PO IR).

 

 

Attachments

FIRST TEAM leaflet.pdf (542.95 KB)