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ALTER-Net partners -- Record your organisation's interest in upcoming calls, to help build consortia involving multiple ALTER-Net partners

 


 

Welcome to the ALTER-Net Call Exchange, a clearing house mechanism enabling ALTER-Net partners to indicate their interest in bidding for external funding.

ALTER-Net Management Board contact: Mart Kulvik, IAES, Estonia

 

Upcoming Calls

 

How to use

  1. If you are interested in a call, inform your designated contact (see below). He/she will indicate your interest by editing the table below
  2. The designated contact should log in using the link at the top right of the page
  3. Once logged in, click Edit on the green editing toolbar that will appear
  4. Provide the required information in the column marked INDICATE INTEREST HERE
  5. When complete, click the Save button below the table
  6. Log out when you finished (again, using the menu in the top right of the screen)

 

Call Exchange Contact Persons


The designated Call Exchange contact persons for each respective ALTER-Net Institute are listed in below.
These contact persons are responsible for sharing available funding opportunities, expressing interest in relevant calls, and facilitating collaboration and coordination on projects.

 

INDICATE INTEREST HERE
Entries in bold indicate willingness to lead a proposal
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Partners interested

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Partner acronym / Contact name(s) + email(s) / Your institute's relevant expertise and/or how you could contribute

Mark in bold if your institute is willing to lead a proposal

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JRS Biodiversity Foundation Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity Informatics for Africa JRS-2019

The J.R.S. Biodiversity Foundation is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for multi-year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity. The foundation will award about $2,100,000 among qualifying proposals by July 2019.

20 December 2018 28 February 2019

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NINA
  • Zander Venter
    <zandersamuel@gmail.com>
    "Freshwater Biodiversity Scope"
    Remote sensing, including:

    • Quantifying freshwater ecosystem conservation status using existing protected area networks
    • Recommending priority areas for new protected area establishment
    • Identifying areas that are at risk of being developed for hydroelectricity or dams.
    • Identify upstream sources of pollution (agriculture etc.)
    • Monitoring freshwater riparian vegetation cover and change
    • Delivering data products to end-users with web-apps or interactive map visualizations
  • Andre Frainer <Andre.Frainer@nina.no>
    "Freshwater Biodiversity Scope"
    Monitoring of freshwater invertebrates and parasites, which provide relevant data for improving disease prevention but also for maintaining viable and healthy fish stocks

SYKE is interested in participating in both proposals:
Freshwater biodiversity:
  • Research professor Jani Heino, SYKE (has already some experience with South Africa and Nigeria);
  • Katri Rankinen (experienced in water ecosystem services, e.g. nutrient regulating services);
Pollinator biodiversity
  • Director of Biodiversity Centre Petri Ahlroth (extensive knowledge on biodiversity and especially insects including pollinators; extensive experience in biodiversity research also in field and in developing countries).
Freshwater biodiversity AND Pollinator biodiversity
  • GIS expert and researcher Pekka Hurskainen (good contacts with ICIPE - International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology - which knows the most important actors and stakeholders in Eastern Africa and which could be a potential partner in Nairobi, Kenya. Pekka has extensive experience in project management in developing countries);
  • Hanna Koivula (has worked as the chair of GBIF's Global Nodes Committee 2016-2016; has actively contributed to TDWG organisation developing open biodiversity data standards.)
HO2020 Excellent Science: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes MSCA-COFUND-2019 The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility, and career development, spreading the ebst practices of the Marie Sklodowask-Curie actions. This will be achieved by co-funding new or existing regional, national, and international programmes to open up to and provide for international, intersectoral, and interdisciplinary research training, as well as transnational and cross-sectoral mobility of researchers at all stages of their career. 04 April 2019 26 September 2019 Web Link

Horizon 2020 - Science With & For Society

Exploring and supporting citizen science SwafS-15-2018-2019 A, Coordination and Support Action - CSA (1 project in 2018): This will provide support to citizen science at the European level.
B, Research and Innovation Actions - RIA (multiple projects in 2018-2019): This will support hands-on citizen science activities.
11.12.2018 02.04.2019

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  • UB/RCSES:
    Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)
    Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation.

  • Delbaere Consulting, Ben Delbaere (info@delbaereconsulting.com)
    Expertise: science-policy-society interaction; stakeholder engagement; monitoring networks; communication; biodiversity; EU biodiversity-related policy

  • Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS
  • Robert Kanka
    (robert.kanka@savba.sk)

    Expertise: Research of landscape changes and land cover, land use change research and assessment of driving forces behind these  changes; Assessment of      ecosystems and ecosystem services; The  implementation of research activities in      long-term ecosystem research

Horizon 2020l - Science With & For Society Consolidating and expanding the knowledge base on citizen science SwafS-17-2019 This topic will deepen scientific knowledge on citizen science. It will work very closely with and examine and synthesise data arising from existing citizen science projects (in particular, but not limited to, those funded by SWAFS) to better understand participation patterns in citizen science, the types of activities conducted, the transformative potentials of participating in citizen science, challenges faced by citizen scientists, enablers and barriers to participating in citizen science (e.g. in terms of socio-economic status, gender, age, and in terms of R&I policies), and a strengthened knowledge base on its benefits.
11.12.2018 02.04.2019 Web Link
  • UB/RCSES:
    Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)
    Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation

  • Delbaere Consulting, Ben Delbaere (info@delbaereconsulting.com)
    Expertise: science-policy-society interaction; stakeholder engagement; monitoring networks; communication; biodiversity; EU biodiversity-related policy

 

  • Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS

Robert Kanka
(robert.kanka@savba.sk)

Expertise: Research of landscape changes       and land  cover, land use change research       and assessment of driving forces behind           these  changes; Assessment of                         ecosystems and ecosystem services; The         implementation of research activities in             long-term ecosystem research.

Leena Kopperoinen (leena.kopperoinen@ymparisto.fi) et colleagues at the Biodiversity Centre of SYKE

Expertise: Ecosystem service mapping and assessment, co-working with practitioners (action research, participatory research), citizen science in e.g. involving citizens  as knowledge producers (e.g. perceptional k/ local knowledge related to cultural ecosystem services widely, PPGIS methods, citizen workshops), method development for spatial planning for better integration of green infrastructure and ecosystem services, starting also ecosystem accounting projects. Interest in developing and testing plus researching citizen science methods related to biodiversity and ecosystem services in a variety of ways.


Horizon 2020 - Science With & For Society Taking stock and re-examining the role of science communication SwafS-19-2018-2019 This topic aims to better understand how results from research and scientific methodologies are communicated and perceived by citizens (taking into account age, gender, and socio-economic status), develop improved ways to measure and assess science communication, and identify good practices and policy guidelines to increase the accuracy of (and therefore trust in) science communication. 11.12.2018 02.04.2019 Web Link

UB/RCSES:
Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)

Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation

  • Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS

Robert Kanka
(robert.kanka@savba.sk)

Expertise: Research of landscape changes       and land  cover, land use change research       and assessment of driving forces behind           these  changes; Assessment of                         ecosystems and ecosystem services; The         implementation of research activities in             long-term ecosystem research.

Leena Kopperoinen (leena.kopperoinen@ymparisto.fi) et colleagues at the Biodiversity Centre of SYKE

Expertise: Ecosystem service mapping and assessment, co-working with practitioners (action research, participatory research), citizen science in e.g. involving citizens  as knowledge producers (e.g. perceptional k/ local knowledge related to cultural ecosystem services widely, PPGIS methods, citizen workshops), method development for spatial planning for better integration of green infrastructure and ecosystem services, starting also ecosystem accounting projects. Interest in developing and testing plus researching citizen science methods related to biodiversity and ecosystem services in a variety of ways.


Horizon 2020 - Science With & For Society Building the SwafS knowledge base SwafS-20-2018-2019 Understanding the evolution of science and society will help proactive and anticipatory policy making. The present topic is completely bottom-up. Research and innovation actions are invited, using the above specific challenge to help stimulate ideas about where research is most needed. 11.12.2018 02.04.2019 Web Link
Horizon 2020 - Science With & For Society Open schooling and collaboration on science education SwafS-01-2018-2019 The proposed action targets the creation of new partnerships in local communities to foster improved science education for all citizens. 11.12.2018 02.04.2019 Web Link
Horizon 2020-
Science With & For Society
The gender perspective of science, technology and innovation (STI) in dialogue with third countries SwafS-12-2019 The project will investigate how gender equality matters are taken into consideration at different levels of international cooperation in the area of science, technology and innovation between the EU and a selected set of third countries, along three objectives, i.e. equality in scientific careers, gender balance in decision making, and the integration of the gender dimension in R&I content. 11.12.2018 02.04.2019 Web Link
Horizon 2020-
Science With & For Society
Supporting the development of territorial Responsible Research and Innovation SwafS-14-2018-2019 The Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) approach supported by the European Commission since 2011 aims to encourage societal actors to work together during the whole research and innovation (R&I) process to better align R&I and its outcomes with the values, needs and expectations of society. Consortia should focus activities in more than one territory in Europe (and possibly also in Third Countries), with a view to developing and promoting shared learning and diffusion of governance innovations. 11.12.2018 02.04.2019 Web Link

UB/RCSES:
Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)

Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation

Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Inter-relations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services LC-CLA-06-2019 Actions should investigate at all relevant spatial and temporal scales the way that ecological processes, biodiversity (including terrestrial and/or marine ecosystems as appropriate) and ecosystem services are impacted, both directly and indirectly, by climate change. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link
  • The James Hutton Institute:
    Richard Allan (Richard.allan@hutton.ac.uk),
    Alison Hester (Alison.Hester@hutton.ac.uk)
    Expertise: spatial and temporal analyses (with strong long-term data across a range of different habitats) of climate change impacts on biodiversity, ecological processes and ES

 

  • UB/RCSES:
    Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)
    Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation

  • NINA
    Roel May (roel.may@nina.no) contact person.
    Expertise: Analysing time series data / Climate change impacts and adaptation / Environmental impact assessment (cumulative effects) / Life Cycle assessment / Landscape analyses

 

 

  • IRSTEA
    Louise Vaast (Louise.vaast@irstea.fr), contact person
    TETIS : Remote sensing data fusion, habitat modelling, Big Data, data mining, deep learning, socio-ecological systems, ecosystem services mapping – partners in South America & Africa
    RECOVER : Ecosystem condition, ecosystem services  assessment, landscape analysis, biodiversity
    LESSEM : Mountain Ecosystems and Societies Laboratory
  • Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS
  • Robert Kanka
    (robert.kanka@savba.sk)

    Expertise: Research of landscape changes and land  cover, land use change research and assessment of driving forces behind these  changes; Assessment of      ecosystems and ecosystem services; The  implementation of research activities in      long-term ecosystem research.

    Leena Kopperoinen (leena.kopperoinen@ymparisto.fi) et colleagues at the Biodiversity Centre of SYKE

    Expertise: Ecosystem service mapping and assessment, co-working with practitioners (action research, participatory research), citizen science in e.g. involving citizens  as knowledge producers (e.g. perceptional k/ local knowledge related to cultural ecosystem services widely, PPGIS methods, citizen workshops), method development for spatial planning for better integration of green infrastructure and ecosystem services, starting also ecosystem accounting projects. Interest in developing and testing plus researching citizen science methods related to biodiversity and ecosystem services in a variety of ways.

Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Human dynamics of climate change LC-CLA-05-2019 There is some evidence that climate change may already be playing a role in shaping population migration patterns around the world (e.g. Africa to Europe). It is important to make use of the wealth of available socio-economic and geophysical data to better understand these patterns in order to develop appropriate policy responses. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link
Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Strengthening international cooperation on sustainable urbanisation: nature-based solutions for restoration and rehabilitation of urban ecosystems SC5-13-2018-2019 Actions should develop models, tools, decision support systems, methodologies, strategies, guidelines, standards and approaches for the design, construction, deployment and monitoring of nature-based solutions and restoration, prevention of further degradation, rehabilitation and maintenance measures for urban and peri-urban ecosystems and the ecological coherence and integrity of cities. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link
  • UB/RCSES:
    Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)
    Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation
  • NINA
    Roel May (roel.may@nina.no)contact person.
    Expertise: Land-use mitigation (renewable energy, energy pricing, etc.).
  • IRSTEA Louise Vaast (louise.vaast@irstea.fr), contact personLESSEM: Mountain Ecosystems and Societies LaboratoryETNA: nature-based solutions, mountains, snow
  • Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS
  • Robert Kanka
    (robert.kanka@savba.sk)

    Expertise: Research of landscape changes and land cover, land use change research and assessment of driving forces behind these  changes; Assessment of      ecosystems and ecosystem services; The  implementation of research activities in      long-term ecosystem research.

Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Negative emissions and land-use based mitigation assessment LC-CLA-02-2019 Actions should address the need to quantitatively assess the potential, effectiveness and impacts of negative emission technologies/practices and of land-use mitigation options, in achieving the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, as well as linking these to what it would mean for concrete policy challenges. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link
  • UB/RCSES:
    Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)
    Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation
  • NINA
    Roel May (roel.may@nina.no) contact person.
    Expertise: land-use mitigation (renewable energy, energy pricing, etc.)
Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Raw materials policy support actions for the circular economy CE-SC5-08-2018-2019-2020 Actions should develop models, tools, decision support systems, methodologies, strategies, guidelines, standards and approaches for the design, construction, deployment and monitoring of nature-based solutions and restoration, prevention of further degradation, rehabilitation and maintenance measures for urban and peri-urban ecosystems and the ecological coherence and integrity of cities. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link

UB/RCSES:
Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)

Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation

Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials The changing cryosphere: uncertainties, risks and opportunities LC-CLA-07-2019 Globally, glaciers and the large ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland are particularly vulnerable to climate change, risking a significant future contribution to changes in sea levels. Actions should aim at developing innovative approaches to address only one of the following sub-topics: sea level change, changes in Arctic biodiversity, sustainable opportunities in a changing Arctic, Arctic standards
14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link
Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Building a water-smart economy and society CE-SC5-04-2019 Actions should demonstrate the feasibility of a 'water smart' economy and society in which all available water resources, including surface, groundwater, waste water, and process water, are managed in such a way as to avoid water scarcity and pollution, increase resilience to climate change, appropriately manage water-related risks, and ensure that all valuable substances that could be obtained from waste water treatment processes, or are embedded in used water streams, are recovered. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link

UB/RCSES:
Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)

Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation


IRSTEA
Louise Vaast (Louise.vaast@irstea.fr), contact person

 

Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials Visionary and integrated solutions to improve well-being and health in cities SC5-14-2019 Actions should deliver visionary and integrated solutions (e.g. therapy gardens, urban living rooms, creative streets, city farms) at the intersection of social, cultural, digital and nature-based innovation to increase citizens' health and well-being in cities. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link

UB/RCSES:
Mihai Adamescu (mihaicristian.adamescu@g.unibuc.ro), Magda Bucur (magda.bucur@yahoo.com)

Expertise: i) dynamics of composition and structural configuration of ecosystems and landscapes under pressure of human and climatic drivers; ii) understanding and quantification of ecological processes; iii) identification and quantification of key ecosystem and landscape functions and services; iv) social analysis and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services; v) material and energy flow analysis in the nested socio-ecological systems; and vi) environmental policies analysis and scientific support for their implementation


IRSTEA
Louise Vaast (Louise.vaast@irstea.fr), contact person


Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS, Robert Kanka, (robert.kanka@savba.sk)

Expertise: Research of landscape changes and land cover, land use change research and assessment of driving forces behind these  changes; Assessment of      ecosystems and ecosystem services; The  implementation of research activities in      long-term ecosystem research

Horizon 2020 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials ERA-NET Cofund action(s) for climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials SC5-21-2019-2020 Current environmental policies and technology efficiency gains are not likely to be sufficient to address the substantial challenges Europe faces in protecting its natural capital, stimulating resource-efficient, low-carbon and climate-resilient economic and social development and safeguarding its population from environmental health risk. Proposals should pool the necessary financial resources from the participating national (or regional) research programmes with a view to implementing a joint call for proposals resulting in grants to third parties with EU co-funding in this area. 14.11.2018 19.02.2019 Web Link

 

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