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GlobalStars Call Brazil 2018
This year, Switzerland is participating in a GlobalStars Call with selected member countries of the EUREKA Initiative as well as three prominent partnering agencies in Brazil (Finep, Embrapii, and Fapesp). All projects with Brazil are welcome, with a particular focus to projects of Micro and Nanoelectronics.
Application Deadline: 31 October 2018.
The Global Stars Call between Brazil and Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland is addressing industrial and academic partners from participating countries to implement R&D projects together. Setting up a Global Stars-project requires at least two companies – one from Brazil and one from the EUREKA countries listed above – and an ambitious market-oriented research project. National and regional agencies from these countries will offer funding for selected countries to enable an intensified collaboration. Read more specific funding information on all participating countries in the Call (PDF).
The call itself is open for projects from all thematic areas, reflecting the bottom-up approach of the EUREKA Network projects. Besides, there will be promotional focus areas. Switzerland will focus on projects from Micro- and Nanoelectronics; while other countries will focus their promotion on the topics of Energy, Agriculture, and Food, as well as Bioeconomy and Raw Materials.