The call for personal research funding applications in 2017 will open on 1 April

The call for personal research funding applications in 2017 will open (in the Estonian Research Information System ETIS) on 1 April 2017 and close at 17:00 hours Estonian time on 5 May 2017.

NB! For postdoctoral fellows: In 2017, only outgoing postdoctoral grant can be applied for. Incoming postdoctoral grant can be applied for from the Mobilitas Pluss programme.

NB! The information days will be on 28th and 29th March:

on 28th March 12-14 pm (in Estonian) in Tartu, Dorpat Conference Centre (Turu 2) Baer Hall
on 28th March 14-16 pm (in English) in Tartu, Dorpat Conference Centre (Turu 2) Baer Hall

on 29th March 12-14 pm (in Estonian) in Tallinn, Estonian Academy of Sciences (Kohtu 6)

 

All documents concerning the application process (regulations, guidelines, templates, etc.) can be find: http://www.etag.ee/en/funding/research-funding/personal-research-funding/new-call-2017/

Personal research funding comprises three categories of grants:

  • A postdoctoral research grant is a grant to support launching a research career of persons with a doctoral degree or equivalent qualification at strong R&D institutions or high level research groups in Estonia or abroad.
  • A start-up research grant is a grant to support the researchers with initial research experience to launch independent research career at an Estonian R&D institution, to set up their research group and to contribute to furthering the next generation (incl doctoral candidates) of researchers.
  • A team research grant is a grant to support researchers in continuing their research career at an Estonian R&D institution, ensuring high level research, leading a strong research group and furthering the next generation (incl doctoral candidates) of researchers.

Contact:

Siret Rutiku

Head of Department of Research Funding

Tel 7 317 381;

siret.rutiku@etag.ee