Announcement of the third call for research projects | Marinebiotech

Announcement of the third call for research projects

Published on 13 December 2016

The Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET is pleased to announce the third transnational joint call for research projects titled “Metagenomic approaches for valorization from the marine environment”.

The 11 funding organisations involved in this call expect to support marine biotechnology research in the amount of 5.58 million €. The call targets research in marine microbes and their metagenomes, identifying new enzymes, metabolites, and metabolic pathways with biotechnological potential.

The Call Text and Guidelines for Applicants with full details can be found on the project website.

Proposal submission will follow a one-step procedure: the call will open on 13 December 2016 with submission closing 7 March 2017 (15:00 CET). Projects are expected to start at the end of 2017.

Proposals can be submitted through the ERA-MBT Electronic Submission Tool.

Potentially interested candidates can use the partnering platform within the ERA-MBT Electronic Submission Tool to enter offers and requests for project ideas and build a project consortium.

For inquiries, please contact the ERA-MBT Joint Call Secretariat, led by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Spain, or your respective national/regional funding organisations, which are listed in the Call Text.