Open Initiative 2012

Basic Information

Network ERA-CHEMISTRY (self-sustained)
Aim of the joint call The Open Initiative has the aim to provide European chemists the opportunity to get funding for research within a trans-national collaboration irrespective of nationality and topic. In 2012 three national research councils agreed to participate in this initiative. This call will be launched yearly.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 06/01/2012
Deadline Pre-Proposal 10/02/2012 Submitted proposal: 30
Deadline Full-Proposal 03/08/2012 Submitted proposal: 26
Evaluation End Date n/a Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 5
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
  • Developing common administrative procedures
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • No specific thematic focus
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Materials
  • Nanosciences and nanotechnologies
Type of research
  • Basic research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Germany German Research Foundation (DFG)
Hungary Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)