3C Research in Industry and Academia Grant currently closed
The objective of the Research in Industry and Academia Grant is to increase mobility of young researchers and professionals between academia and Croatian industry as well as to strengthen long-term cooperation between two sectors. The grant supports engagement of excellent young researchers and professionals in Croatian enterprises. Eligible applicants shall come from Croatian public scientific research institutions or Diaspora and be doctoral students or hold PhD degree. In addition, grant supports engagement of excellent young researchers and professionals in Croatian public scientific research institutions. Eligible applicants shall come from Croatian industry and be doctoral students or hold PhD degree.
The grant is aimed for co-financing of salaries of young researchers and professionals, who will work on scientific and technology projects in Croatian companies or in public scientific research institutions.
The projects should contribute to:
(1) creating/improving of the new product/process/service;
(2) increase of competitiveness of Croatian economy through development of new hi-tech solutions;
(3) joint participation of industry and academia in international or European R&D projects.
For this eligible applicants are excellent young researchers or professionals who live and work in Croatia, or excellent young researchers or professionals of Croatian nationality or origin living and working abroad, which, at the moment of submitting the project proposal for this Grant, are doctoral students or have achieved their doctoral degree within last 5 years.
Guarantee for co financing shall be provided by a company.
This grant is opening new opportunities for cooperation between academia and industry, foster the exchange of people and ideas, advance innovations within industrial R&D projects and develop highly skilled professionals.
Maximum award: 160 000 HRK
Application deadline: Friday, February 22nd, 2013. until midnight
Forms for the application:
Instructions for Applicants, 2012 (pdf)
Supporting documentation for project proposals recommended for financing:
For every project proposal recommended for financing, the applicant will be obliged, during the negotiations, to prove that their project is in accordance with "Environmental Management Framework", which is the condition for financing.
Document "Environmental Management Framework" are guidelines which set the environmental screening categories of the projects. Applicants will be obliged to fulfill the Environmetal Screenning Form (Annex A - Environmetal anagement Framework).