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CALL OPEN - EJP RD – Networking Support Scheme (NSS)

13. 10. 2020 | 145 visits

We would like to inform you about the Networking Support Scheme (NSS) Call of the international consortium EJP RD (European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases) that is open for applications by 1 December 2020. The purpose of this scheme is to encourage sharing of knowledge on rare diseases and rare cancers of health care professionals, researchers and patients.

The NSS also aims to enable or increase the participation of usually underrepresented countries in Europe (including Slovakia) in new and in existing research networks on rare disease(s) or rare cancer(s).

The scheme will provide financial support to applicants for fostering organization of workshops or conferences for new research networks or existing/expanding research networks to strengthen collaborations and to enable exchange of knowledge. The focus of these workshops or conferences should be (the implications of) research results and innovative solutions as well as to strengthening the collaborations between different stakeholders. The results of these networking events may lead to future collaborative and novel research efforts. The applying consortium is allowed to invite other participants to join the networking event. There is no limit to the number of participants, however the maximum budget that can be requested is € 30,000 for a networking event.

The Call for the NSS is open on a continuous basis. The applications will be collected on the following dates in 2020:

March 3, 2020 at 14:00 (CET)

June 2, 2020 at 14:00 (CEST) This collection date was cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

September 1, 2020 at 14:00 (CEST)

December 1, 2020 at 14:00 (CET)


More information at: http://www.ejprarediseases.org/index.php/networking-support/