RadioNet spreads technical knowledge through the support of staff exchange. The exchange can be between the RadioNet beneficiaries and/or external scientific institutes and industry. STM should concentrate on the technical aspects/needs of the RadioNet infrastructures in form of staff exchange of the telescope managers, technicians to improve the TA; dimension of the international cooperation are of additional value. Scientifc STM are not supported.
Calls for support are issued 2/year – more information can be found here.
There is a 4 weeks after application deadline after the issuing of the call. Each request is evaluated by a Selection Committee based on the selection criteria addressed in the application form. The results are announced within 4 weeks after the application deadline.
Support for ALMA users
The European ALMA Regional Centre (ARC) provides the interface between the ALMA project and the European science community. It supports its users mainly in the areas of proposal preparation, observation preparation, data reduction, and data analysis.
RadioNet provides funding for face-to-face support at ARC nodes through MARCUs. ALMA Users from European countries wishing to apply for MARCUs funding should fill out the form, in addition to submitting a ALMA Helpdesk ticket.
Telescope time at partner facilities (Call for proposal)
RadioNet provides access to several telescope and telescope arrays under the Trans-national Access programme (TA).
Users of the TA apply for the observing time directly to the TA infrastructures. All proposals are evaluated on the scientific merit only.
The TA user might apply for the RadioNet travel support to visit the infrastructure for the observations or data reduction, in this case the TA user should contact the TA leader directly:
The recipients of RadioNet financial support have to assure the visibility of the support by including at any advertisement media the RadioNet 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]