The Call for the Research – European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) Networking Support Scheme (NSS) is now open!
The scheme will provide financial support to applicants for fostering organization of workshops or conferences for new research networks or existing/expanding research networks to strengthen collaborations and to enable exchange of knowledge.
Eligible applicants to apply for the NSS are health care professionals, researchers and patient advocacy organizations from the following countries involved in the EJP RD (in alphabetical order):
Armenia*, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria*, Croatia*, Czech Republic*, Denmark, Estonia*, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia*, Greece, Hungary*, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia*, Lithuania*, Luxembourg, Malta*, Norway, Poland*, Portugal, Romania*, Serbia*, Slovakia*, Slovenia*, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey*, United Kingdom.
The countries that are indicated with an asterisk (*) are usually seen as underrepresented countries.
At least one Principal applicant and two co-applicants from three different countries mentioned above have to apply together for support of a Networking event.
Maximum budget for networking event: € 30,000
The NSS is open on a continuous basis. The applications will be collected on the following dates:
- June 2, 2020 at 14:00 (CEST)
IMPORTANT. This collection date is cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
- September 1, 2020 at 14:00 (CEST)
IMPORTANT. Exceptional extension in comparison to Call text: events may be organised between 6 and 18 months after the application date.
- December 1, 2020 at 14:00 (CET)
All information, including the call documents, can be found on the EJP-RD website here.