Flash Note: Opportunities for China based researchers

funding opportunity

Scholarship position in the Polish National Science Centre project,PhD student type 波兰国家科学中心项目招收博士研究生 - Requirements: Master's level of studies in discipline related to the project’s scope (e.g., bioinformatics). Experience and interest in ecology/biology (and/or earth sciences). Good skills in statistics including multidimensional analyses (e.g., PCA, ANOSIM, RDA, t-sne, ANOVA, Hierarchical Clustering, etc.) DEADLINE DATE:14/06/2019

IRIBHM INTERNATIONAL Ph.D. PROGRAM 2019 比利时-- 2019 IRIBHM 国际博士生项目 - At least 2 PhD scholarships are available. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in a warm and stimulating research environment aligned with the highest international standards. DEADLINE DATE:28/04/2019

2019 Newton Prize now open 2019 牛顿奖 申请开始!- The 2019 Newton Prize is now open for applications from China, Indonesia and the Philippines. The call is open to existing or past recipients of Newton funding for projects with these countries. Deadline for Part A applications 19 April 2019 noon UK time

Submission period for Green Talents award has started - Green Talents奖申请开始 - Become a Green Talent, connect with an outstanding network of excellent scientists and Germany’s sustainability research elite and promote your ideas.

Join the more than 100,000 MSCA funded researchers and apply for your own fellowship! 欢迎加入玛丽·居里学者计划(MSCA)的10万多研究员大家庭,申请个人前往欧洲开展研究的资金!The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF) support the mobility of experienced researchers (in possession of a doctoral degree or with at least four years of research experience). The Fellowships provide an excellent opportunity for China-based researchers to conduct research at a university, research institute, or company in Europe (it can also be used by a Chinese institution to get a European researcher to come to China, with a 1-year compulsory return to Europe period). The call is now open and will close on 11 September 2019.

First call for proposals published for 2019 under the EU-China Co-Funding Mechanism for Research and Innovation 中欧科研创新联合资助机制发布2019年度第一批项目申报指南 - On 23 April 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) published the first call for proposals for year 2019 under the EU-China Co-funding Mechanism for Research and Innovation (CFM), as part of the "Key Project on Intergovernmental International Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation/STI Cooperation with Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan" of China's National Key R&D Programme (NKP). The call seeks applications by China-based full participants in Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018 or 2019 proposals addressing nine broad priority areas as well as the flagship initiative on food, agriculture and biotechnology. CNY60 million will be allocated to support around 20 projects for the nine priority areas, while CNY40 million will be allocated to support 2 to 3 projects for the flagship initiative on food, agriculture and biotechnology. Applications will be submitted in two stages including pre-applications and full applications. The deadline for submission of pre-applications is 12 June 2019. Please visit the MOST website for details of the application guidelines, or click here for an unofficial translation of the application guidelines for reference.

upcoming event



Day 1: May 13th, 14:00-17:30, The Sino-German Alumni Expert Networks Meeting.

Day 2, May 14rh, 9:15-12:00, Speed dating with German academics and researchers.

News Highlights

FIRST IMAGE OF A BLACK HOLE UNVEILED BY EU-FUNDED SCIENTISTS 欧盟资助的科学家发布人类首张黑洞照片 - The European Commission today revealed the first ever image of a black hole taken by Event Horizon Telescope, a global scientific collaboration involving EU-funded scientists. This major discovery provides visual evidence for the existence of black holes and pushes the boundaries of modern science.

EURAXESS China Part of TV Programme Discussing Black Hole Pictures谈黑洞:中央电视台对话Euraxess中国代表 - EURAXESS China Country Representative appeared last Friday on the live news talk show The Point with LIU Xin at CGTN discussion the photos of Black Hole taken by the Event Horizon Telescope project that was significantly funded by the European Research Council. A great opportunity to share the importance of international collaboration and mobility in science!

Promoting innovation: €33 million to help bring top-class projects to market 欧盟委员会拟出资约3,300万欧元助力顶尖科研项目进入市场,促进创新 - The European Commission will support 13 projects with a total of €33.12 million to bring innovations faster to the market. The funding comes from the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which targets fast-moving and high-risk innovation with strong potential to create new markets.