4th Joint Call for European Research Projects on Rare Diseases driven by Young Investigators

Basic Information

Network E-Rare-2
Website http://www.erare.eu/
Aim of the joint call The aim of the call “European Research Projects on Rare Diseases driven by Young Investigators” is to provide to young, independent investigators the opportunity of building transnational collaborations in the field of rare disease research. The transnational project should be based on complementarities and sharing of expertise, demonstrating a clear added value of the cooperation and impact of the expected results on patients affected by rare diseases. Eligible under this call will be young investigators who have been awarded their first PhD/MD or equivalent of doctoral degree since at least 2 and up to 10 years.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Events
Launch date 07/12/2011
Deadline Pre-Proposal 31/01/2012 Submitted proposal: 76
Deadline Full-Proposal 24/05/2012 Submitted proposal: 36
Evaluation End Date 31/10/2012 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 11
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Health
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
Participating networks n/a

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
ALS-degeneration The Molecular Basis for Neurodegeneration and Muscle Atrophy... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 6
COQ-iPSC COENZYME Q10 DEFICIENCY SYNDROME: UNDERSTANDING THE GENOTYPE... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 3
Cure-FXTAS Experimental approaches towards therapeutic intervention for... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 3
EMINA-2 Advancing the European Multidisciplinary Initiative on Neuro... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 5
Eur-USH European young investigators network for Usher syndrome 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 6
EuroDBA European Diamond-Blackfan Anemia Consortium 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 4
HEART DM UNDERSTANDING THE CAUSES OF HEART DEFECTS IN MYOTONIC DYSTRO... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 4
PPPT-MJD Towards the Understanding of Pathological Protein Processing... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 5
PYRAMID PhenotYpe Research for ALS ModIfyer Discovery 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 3
SpliceEB Splicing Therapies for Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 4
TARGET-CdLS Targeting the unknowns in causes and phenotypes of the Corne... 01/01/2013 31/12/2015 3