The Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Axis (one of the 3 scientific priority areas of the Strategic Plan) coordinated by Paola Arimondo and Philippe Glaser and supported by the Executive Scientific Direction/SPAIS* is happy to announce the launch of an internal seed grant call dedicated to its youngest members.
This “AMR Junior seed grant call” will support short-term exploratory projects to investigate new research directions, learn innovative technologies and collect preliminary data. This internal call for applications for “seed” funding of projects must include a collaboration between 2 units/entities of the Institut Pasteur Paris campus working on AMR to build new bridges between research groups, ideally (but not mandatory) from different departments.
* SPAIS: Department for Scientific Programming and Incentive Actions
ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION CRITERIA
This new call is exclusively open to postdocs in collaboration with another postdoc or with a young engineer or researcher with a permanent position (PhD defense ≥ 2013) currently working on AMR on the Institut Pasteur Paris campus. The postdoc must get the agreement of her/his Head of unit/entity.
Proposals will be evaluated by a scientific committee based on quality, innovation and originality.
DURATION AND BUDGET
Seed grants are funded up to 7000 € for the whole project ie up to 3500€ per research group and will have to be spent before December 15th, 2023 ie orders will have to be placed before December 15th, 2023 and received by December 31st, 2023. Only small equipment (< 2 k€ HT total) and running costs/consumables are allowed; salaries are not eligible on this call.
Candidates’ application files should include the Application Form duly completed and be written in accordance with the call Guidelines
Download the Application Form : link
Download the Guidelines : link
To apply, please complete the application form and send it back as a pdf before March 13th, 2023 (noon) to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying the subject as “AMR axis 2023- Junior Seed grant call“. We will acknowledge the receipt of all the applications.
- Application open date: February 16th, 2023
- Application closing: March 13th, 2023 at noon
- Announcement of decision: March 24th, 2023
- Funding starting date: funding should start on March 27th, 2023
- Budget funding deadline: December 15th, 2023
For any question about this call, please contact email@example.com, specifying the subject as “AMR 2023 – Junior seed grant Call”