Academy 3 Calls for projects

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With an annual budget, Academy 3 supports research, education and outreach projects, that are transdisciplinary, innovative, and international in scope. Various types of support are available.

Calls for projects in progress

Fil de l'eau - Event

Support to the scientific animation

Academy 3 wishes to give you increased flexibility by reopening a “fil de l'eau” funding tool. This “fil de l’eau” funding tool will be opened all year long.

It aims to support events which clearly contribute to one or more of the five Academy 3’s topics of interest :

1. Assessing and sensing anthropogenic hazards on human health, environments and global changes
2. Natural hazards (earthquakes, landslides, floods, climatic events, etc.) and impacts on environments, cities and societies
3. Energy- and resource-related environmental challenges
4. Threats on oceans and coastal areas
5. Risk assessment and management in relation to smart cities and territories


Funding:

It is suggested that proposals not exceed 3 k€. Funding can be used for operating costs only.
Co-funding is greatly encouraged.
Those who have already benefited from Academy 3 support in the current year will not be given priority.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted by the project PI. Proposals should be sent by mail to academie3-copil@listes.univ-cotedazur.fr with the email subject: “Fil de l'eau A3 - Animation Scientifique”.


For any questions, please contact Manon Le Gourrierec at Manon.LE-GOURRIEREC@univ-cotedazur.fr

 

Closed Calls for projects

Consortium call #2 - 2022

2nd call of 2022 to foster trans-disciplinary research

Eligibility:

It aims to support projects which clearly contribute to one or more of the five Academy 3’s topics of interest in order to ramp up collaborative and trans-disciplinary approaches :

1. Assessing and sensing anthropogenic hazards on human health, environments and global changes
2. Natural hazards (earthquakes, landslides, floods, climatic events, etc.) and impacts on environments, cities and societies
3. Energy- and resource-related environmental challenges
4. Threats on oceans and coastal areas
5. Risk assessment and management in relation to smart cities and territories


Funding:

Project are for a maximum of 3 years, with a reconduction year by year. Maximum budget per year: around 60 k€.
No PhD nor post Doctorate fellowships but Master and fixed-term contract are acceptable.


Application evaluations:

Projects will be evaluated with two selection phases:

  • In the first phase, proposers are asked to submit a letter of intention describing : the aim of the project, its trans-disciplinary character, its links with listed (above) clusters of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the consortium of laboratories involved (at least 2 UCA laboratories of different fields are required, but more partners are encouraged).
  • In the second phase, selected projects will be negotiated (structure and allocation) directly with Academy 3's Copil and Scientific Committee. Final selection will then be made.


Calendar:

First phase

  • Call Launch: September 9, 2022
  • Application submission Deadline: October 21, 2022 (12 pm)
  • Application results notification: end of fall 2022

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted by the project PI. Proposals should be uploaded as a single pdf document (named “Academy3_ConsortiumAO22_your name”) on the submission site Nuxeo.

Please also send the pdf document to academie3-copil@listes.univ-cotedazur.fr with the email subject: “Application to Academy 3 Consortium Call 2022”. The pdf document, which cannot exceed 3 pages, must contain:

  • Title of the project; name of the UCA PI; consortium of laboratories (at least 2 laboratories of different fields are required)
  • Description of the project and how it contributes to ramp up collaborative and trans-disciplinary approaches (2 pages)
  • Estimation of funding request (1/2 page) 
  • Presentation of the PI (1/2 page)


For any questions, please contact Manon Le Gourrierec at Manon.LE-GOURRIEREC@univ-cotedazur.fr

"First" call - 2022

2nd call of 2022 to support innovative research

Eligibility:

The call is opened to continuing or new projects that intensively contribute to one or more of the five Academy 3’s topics of interest that are listed bellow :

1. Assessing and sensing anthropogenic hazards on human health, environments and global changes
2. Natural hazards (earthquakes, landslides, floods, climatic events, etc.) and impacts on environments, cities and societies
3. Energy- and resource-related environmental challenges
4. Threats on oceans and coastal areas
5. Risk assessment and management in relation to smart cities and territories


Funding:

The maximum amount of allocation is 7 000 HT euros. Equipment, fonctioning and Masters internships are eligible (the purchase of computer equipment is excluded, except for specific scientific software). Projects that will involve a Master student will be favored.


Calendar:

  • Call Launch: September 9, 2022
  • Application submission Deadline: September 30, 2022 (12 pm)
  • Application results notification: in the fall 2022


How to apply:

Applications must be submitted by the project PI. Proposals should be uploaded as a single pdf document (named “Academy3_First_AO22_your name”)  on the submission site Nuxeo.

Please also send the pdf document to academie3-copil@listes.univ-cotedazur.fr with the email subject: “Application to Academy 3-First Call 2022”. The pdf document must include the following information:

  • Title of the project; name of the UCA PI; hosting laboratory
  • Short description of the project and how it contributes to one or more of Academy 3’s topics of interest (1 page)
  • Detailed funding request and justification (1/2 page) Presentation of the PI (1/2 page)


For any questions, please contact Manon Le Gourrierec at Manon.LE-GOURRIEREC@univ-cotedazur.fr

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Consortium call - 2022

Academy 3 is launching its consortium call to foster trans-disciplinary research - January 2022

Scope:

It aims to support projects which clearly contribute to one or more of the five Academy 3’s topics of interest in relation with UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), in order to ramp up collaborative and trans-disciplinary approaches :

1. Assessing and sensing anthropogenic hazards on human health, environments and global changes
2. Natural hazards (earthquakes, landslides, floods, climatic events, etc.) and impacts on environments, cities and societies
3. Energy- and resource-related environmental challenges
4. Threats on oceans and coastal areas
5. Risk assessment and management in relation to smart cities and territories
 

Funding:

Project are for a maximum of 3 years, with a reconduction year by year. Maximum budget per year: around 60 k€.
No PhD nor post Doctorate fellowships but Master and fixed-term contract are acceptable.

Application evaluations:

Projects will be evaluated with two selection phases:

  • In the first phase, proposers are asked to submit a letter of intention describing : the aim of the project, its trans-disciplinary character, its links with listed (above) clusters of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the consortium of laboratories involved (at least 2 UCA laboratories of different fields are required, but more partners are encouraged).
  • In the second phase, selected projects will be negotiated (structure and allocation) directly with Academy 3's Copil and Scientific Committee. Final selection will then be made.
     

Calendar:

First phase

  • Call Launch: January 21, 2022
  • Application submission Deadline: March 13, 2022 (6 pm)
  • Application results notification: March 30, 2022

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted by the project PI. Proposals should be uploaded as a single pdf document (named “Academy3_ConsortiumAO22_your name”) on the submission site Nuxeo.

Please also send the pdf document to academie3-copil@listes.univ-cotedazur.fr with the email subject: “Application to Academy 3 Consortium Call 2022”. The pdf document, which cannot exceed 3 pages, must contain:

  • Title of the project; name of the UCA PI; consortium of laboratories (at least 2 laboratories of different fields are required)
  • Description of the project and how it contributes to ramp up collaborative and trans-disciplinary approaches (2 pages)
  • Estimation of funding request (1/2 page) 
  • Presentation of the PI (1/2 page)

For any questions, please contact Manon Le Gourrierec at Manon.LE-GOURRIEREC@univ-cotedazur.fr

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Operating call to support open research - 2022

Academy 3 is launching its operating call to support open research - January 2022

Scope:

The call is opened to continuing or new projects that intensively contribute to one or more of the five Academy 3’s topics of interest that are listed bellow in relation with UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) :

1. Assessing and sensing anthropogenic hazards on human health, environments and global changes
2. Natural hazards (earthquakes, landslides, floods, climatic events, etc.) and impacts on environments, cities and societies
3. Energy- and resource-related environmental challenges
4. Threats on oceans and coastal areas
5. Risk assessment and management in relation to smart cities and territories


Funding:

The maximum amount of allocation is 7 000 HT euros.
  • Equipment, fonctioning and Masters internships are eligible (the purchase of computer equipment is excluded, except for specific scientific software).
  • Projects that will involve a Master student will be favored.

Calendar:

  • Call Launch: January 21, 2022
  • Application submission Deadline: February 11, 2022 (4 pm)
  • Application results notification: February 25, 2022

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted by the project PI. Proposals should be uploaded as a single pdf document (named “Academy3_EquipmentAO22_your name”)  on the submission site Nuxeo.

Please also send the pdf document to academie3-copil@listes.univ-cotedazur.fr with the email subject: “Application to Academy 3 Equipment Call 2022”. The pdf document must include the following information:

  • Title of the project; name of the UCA PI; hosting laboratory
  • Short description of the project and how it contributes to one or more of Academy 3’s topics of interest (1 page)
  • Detailed funding request and justification (1/2 page)
  • Presentation of the PI (1/2 page)
 

For any questions, please contact Manon Le Gourrierec at Manon.LE-GOURRIEREC@univ-cotedazur.fr


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