University of Pavia 1° Call INROAd 2017

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    Università degli Studi di Pavia
    Mobility Incoming
    Mobility Outgoing
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

In the framework of the INROAd initiative, the University of Pavia is promoting the first open call for proposals 2017 to support talented researchers in the application to the calls of the European framework programme Horizon 2020 (H2020).

The call for proposals welcomes researchers of all nationalities and of all scientific  areas covered by Horizon 2020. It is possible to submit project proposals to two different selections:

Line 1 –  Fostering ERC talents @UNIPV

This line is reserved to Principal Investigators of projects that will be presented to the next European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant and Consolidator Grant 2018 calls of Horizon 2020 who have chosen the University of Pavia as the Host Institution.

University of Pavia will offer to the researchers selected under this line the financing of personalized tutoring and mentoring activities supervised by the ERC Grant Holders of the University of Pavia. These activities aim at strengthening the researchers’ project proposals before they are sent to the ERC in order to increase the chances the grant will be awarded.

Applications for Line 1 can cover all fields of research belonging to the scientific domains Social Sciences and Humanities (SH), Physical Sciences and Engineering (PE), Life Sciences (LS)  funded by ERC (https://erc.europa.eu/).


Line 2 – Boosting Competitiveness of H2020 Coordinators

This line is reserved to both non permanent and permanent researchers who intend to present a collaborative project as a project coordinator to a call for proposals of Horizon 2020. In the event beneficiaries of the financing under the present notice receive a Horizon 2020 financing, it shall be requested that the coordination of the project be attributed to the University of Pavia.

University of Pavia will offer to the researchers selected under this topic the financing of personalized support services for the development and revision of their projects. These activities aim specifically at strengthening the project proposals in advance of the submission to an H2020 call in order to increase the chances the grant will be awarded.

The proposals will be managed according to the procedure published at the following link:


The applicants are invited to contact the email address inroad@unipv.it  to ask questions regarding the call for proposals and request the editable forms to fill the proposals.

Project proposals must be submitted by email to the address inroad@unipv.it by the deadlines reported below.


Line 1

Project proposals for Line 1 are due by 2nd of May 2017.

Line 2

Applications for Line 2 must refer to Horizon 2020 calls that expire at least four months after the presentation of the application.



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