Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation

General info for Teaming

Israel research organizations can submit alone or as part of a consortium- as one party.

The other party must be low performing country of the following Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Or Associated Countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Liechtenstein, Moldavia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.

Together they will create a Centre of Excellence (or enlarge one) in the low performing country.


General info for ERA Chairs

Aimed at universities or other research organisations to attract and maintain high quality human resources.

Only applicants based in research organization in one of the low performing countries mentioned above are eligible. Israel is not eligible.


General info for Twinning

Twinning aims at strengthening a defined field of research in a particular knowledge institution (a research active university or a public or private non-profit research organization, established in a low performing country) by creating a link between this institution and at least two internationally-leading research institutions in other Member States or Associated Countries.

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ISERD - Israel-Europe
Directorate for Research & Innovation
Cooperation between Israel and Europe in thematic and/or Bi-National Programs
 - Extensive network of contacts with similar agencies in Europe
- Partner Searches - proposals submissions process
- identifying various partners and business opportunities
 - assistance, training and consulting services to interested parties.
 - information dissemination and raising awareness within Israel.
- Organizing events such as training sessions, seminars, conferences etc.



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