List of Opportunities

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Wed, 2014-12-31

On this page we will publish regularly information on opportunities (projects, grants, awards ...)This system is meant to replace the information now mostly sent by mail to mailing lists or individuals that expressed interest.

Guidelines and more info here

Joint Experimental Molecular Unit: call for proposals extension of deadline 17th April

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Mon, 2015-04-20

Dear all,

due to Easter holiday we decided to extend the deadline of submitting research proposals to JEMU until 17 APRIL 2015 at 12:00. Please send your porposal to :

Massimiliano Virgilio (massimiliano.virgilio(at), JEMU – RMCA

Zoltán T. Nagy (ztnagy(at), JEMU – RBINS

Best regards,

Zoltan T. Nagy, on behalf of the JEMU team

More inforamation at :

B-IWA Awards

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-15

The B-IWA Awards are awarded yearly to individuals active in the Belgian water sector for their innovative and creative approach towards a sustainable water future in all its aspects. Awards are issued in the domains of research, water policy and management, industry and water development collaboration, all four of these domains constituting key fields in the present and future of water and its management.

Three Grants to Research Biodiversity Data Policies in Africa

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Fri, 2015-02-20

The JRS Biodiversity Foundation today announced funding for three new grants that support biodiversity policy res

CETAF/EU BON informatics workshops

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Sun, 2015-03-22

Dear colleagues,

EU ICT Call 9 infoday presentations available

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Fri, 2015-05-01

The Infoday related to call ICT 19 held in Brussels on 29/09/2014 covered topics including technologies and tools to support creative industries, the integration between broadcasting and broadband Internet-based services, audio-visual, social media, search, real-time media, immersive environments, etc. The event was very successful with more than 170 people attending from all over Europe.

Recorded video of the event and presentations' slides are available.

Call for Demonstrators regarding the transfer of a space technology into a non-space application

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Tue, 2014-09-30

As part of ESA’s efforts to promote the use of space technologies in its member states, an Open Call for Technology Transfer Proposals has been opened. VERHAERT has been entrusted by ESA to set up, implement and manage Space Technology Transfers in Belgium. The Technology Transfer Demonstrators are directed specifically towards the determination and elimination of technical risk particular to the new earthly application.

Travel Awards for Sub-Saharan African Participation in the 2014 TDWG Conference, Jönköping, Sweden

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-03

Biodiversity Information Specialists from developing Sub-Saharan African countries are invited to apply for travel awards to participate in the 2014 Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) Annual Conference, to be held 27-31 October 2014 in Jönköping, Sweden.  The travel awards are made possible by joint funding from the JRS Biodiversity Foundation and the Belgian Development Cooperation Program of the Royal Museum for Central Africa. 

Call for international young researchers working on sustainability topics

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Tue, 2014-06-17

The BMBF (Germany) has opened a call for international young researchers working on sustainability topics. Among other things they get a 3-months research stay in Germany at a research location of their choice -- and this could be GEO BON at the iDiv! So if you know someone you would like to work with in 2015, please send them this information. Deadline for submission: 16 June 2014, 12 p.m. CET. More information below and here:


Marie Curie : INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS (IF) calls open

Opportunity Expiration Date: 
Sat, 2014-09-13

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie call for Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF) is open since 12 March 2014. The deadline for the submission of proposals is on 11 September 2014.
Two types of MSCA-IF exists:

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