Calls for support

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Calls for support 2020-01-16T12:22:19+00:00


Opening: January 1, 2020

Submission deadline: February 1, 2020 at 5pm (CET)

RadioNet is an EC funded project, which brings together the premier radio astronomical facilities in Europe to serve a growing research community across all of Europe and beyond. The EC funds of this programme are dedicated, among others, for disseminating scientific & technical highlights as well as for equipping scientists and engineers with essential training and this way take maximal advantage of existing and future radio astronomical infrastructures.

This is done by

  • Supporting organisers of technical and training events. All supported events must focus primarily on the technical results achieved using the RadioNet infrastructures (EVN, e-MERLIN, NOEMA, IRAM-30m, LOFAR, Effelsberg, APEX and ALTA) and the project  technical developments (AETHRA, BRAND EVN and RINGS). Event in the field is not eligible for support.
  • Supporting individuals:
    • Technical staff mobility, in order to reinforce the contact between different discipline groups: astronomers, engineers and industry. The exchange programme STM (Short Term Missions) of technical staff is open not only to the RadioNet partners, but also to other institutes. However, in the latter case, the visit must take place at RadioNet beneficiaries.
    • JRA participants disseminating the obtained technical achievements at international technical events giving oral personations.

RadioNet funds can be used to support travel of

  • RadioNet beneficiaries as organisers (guide for organisers), speakers presenting the technical results from the use RI infrastructures, trainees, tutors/lectures and STM recipients
  • exceptionally also non-RadioNet beneficiaries in case of  speakers=experts bringing added value to the RadioNet, trainees of the RadioNet training events, the European ARC visitors, the STM recipients,

Send the duly filled in application form as PDF file, specifying the topic of the call in the title of the email to

by February 1, 2020 at 5 pm (CET)

Please follow the corresponding links below in order to find more information about the support conditions and application procedure.



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NOTE –  The recipients of RadioNet financial support have to assure the visibility of the support by including at any advertisement media the project’s and EU logos, and the acknowledgment sentence: This event has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730562 [RadioNet]

NOTE –  Personal Data provided in the applications will be stored, made accessible to the EC and auditors  & eventually published with the event reports; all processes are designed according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, May 25th 2018).