1st EJP RD Joint Transnational Call for Rare Diseases Research Project (JTC 2019)

Basic Information

The ERA-Net E-Rare has successfully implemented ten Joint Transnational Calls for rare disease research projects since 2006. This effort continues in the framework of the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) that has been established to further help in coordinating the research efforts of European, Associated and non-European countries in the field of rare diseases and implement the objectives of the International Rare Disease Research Consortium (IRDiRC).

Network EJP RD
Website http://www.ejprarediseases.org/index.php/jtc2019-closed/
Aim of the joint call The aim of the call is to enable scientists in different countries to build an effective collaboration on a common interdisciplinary research project based on complementarities and sharing of expertise, with a clear benefit for patients. Topic: Research projects to accelerate diagnosis and/or explore disease progression and mechanisms of rare diseases.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 17/12/2018
Deadline Pre-Proposal 15/02/2019 Submitted proposal: 217
Deadline Full-Proposal 11/06/2019 Submitted proposal: 52
Evaluation End Date 11/09/2020 Successful proposal: 29 Proposals funded: 22
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Health
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Belgium National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Canada Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Canada Quebec Research Fund - Health (FRQS)
Czech Republic Ministry of Education Youth and Sports (MEYS-MSMT)
Finland Academy of Finland (AKA)
France French Foundation for Rare Diseases (FFRD)
France National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Germany German Research Foundation (DFG)
Greece General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)
Hungary National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH)
Ireland Health Research Board (HRB)
Israel Ministry of Health (CSO-MOH)
Italy Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
Italy Ministry of Health (MOH/MDS)
Italy Tuscany Region (TOS)
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania (LSC/LMT/RCL)
Luxembourg National Fund for Research (FNR)
Netherlands The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Science (SAS/SAV)
Spain Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII)
Sweden Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA)
Sweden Swedish Research Council (VR/SRC)
Switzerland Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF/SNF)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
ALEXANDER The astrocyte nanofilament system in Alexander disease – f... 6
AspecT-NMO Measuring autoantigen-specific T cells as new diagnostic sen... 6
DevDBA Ontogeny as a critical determinant of DBA sensitivity in red... 6
ENISNIP European Network on Inherited Sensory Neuropathies and Insen... 7
EurDyscover Pathophysiology of dystonia - role of gene-environment inter... 6
FAIRVASC FAIRVASC - building registry interoperability to inform clin... 8
FIGHT-CNNM2 For Improving diagnostics and Grasping the disease mechanism... 6
GENOMIT Title: Mitochondrial Disorders: from a global registry to me... 8
IDOLS-G Improved diagnostic output in large sarcomeric genes 8
LQTS-NEXT To the NEXT level of risk prediction in patients with Long Q... 5
MYOCITY A multidimensional single-cell approach to understand muscle... 5
NG4Leuko Exploring neuron-glia interactions in leukodystrophies using... 5
NSEuroNet European network on Noonan syndrome and related disorders 8
PROGERIA The rarest of the rare – exploring non-coding RNA in the d... 5
PROSPAX PROSPAX: an integrated multimodal progression chart in spast... 8
PhysPath-KS Understanding the pathophysiology of Keutel Syndrome: A path... 4
PredACTINg Predicting the clinical outcome of non-muscle actinopathies 5
RiboEurope The European Ribosomopathy Consortium 8
Solve-RET Solving missing heritability in inherited retinal diseases u... 8
TARID Thymic Abnormalities in Rare Immunological Diseases 6
URGENT Unveiling the Role of Glutamate in dopaminE traNspoTer defic... 5