Funding body: Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP)
Important dates: Call for applications - 26 Apr to 3 Jun 2011.
Description: Exchange of researchers (short-term fellowship - covers travel and accommodation)
This is a joint program aiming at funding research projects, for a period of two years, for professors of Portuguese institutions that are members of CRUP and higher education Spanish institutions. It supports cooperation projects between professors/researchers/students from the Portuguese Universities that are members of CRUP, and researchers from the Spanish Universities that are members of MICINN (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación).
The call for applications for 2012 aims to encourage, in the scientific fields below, young researchers with the expressed support of their university, and senior teams that include young researchers: Nanotechnologies; Information Technologies and Communication; Biomedicine; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Social Sciences; Renewable Energies; Agro-Industries.
Applications must be sent simultaneously to the CRUP (by the Portuguese team) and to MICINN (by the Spanish team) in order to be considered.