Start-AIRR

The region Hauts-de-France has set up a device called Start-AIRR, intended for the Hauts-de-France academic laboratories, and dedicated to supporting the last steps of research for projects with potential for maturation, with a view to a future technology transfer. The I-SITE ULNE offers laboratories of the consortium a co-financing of up to 50,000 euros for ambitious projects with high innovation potential, as part of its scientific strategy around its three hubs: health, planet and digital world. It is a permanent device. Results - 1st session (October 2018) Results - 2nd session (December 2018) Results - 3rd session (March 2019) Results - 4th session (June 2019)
  • applications received before March 1st will be decided in June ;
  • applications received before June 15 will be decided in October ;
  • applications received before October 1st will be decided in February :
  • applications received before December 1st will be decided in April.
To apply: copy of the Region file and request letter to projects@isite-ulne.fr  

Strengthen cross-border collaborations: Short-term mobility grants

I-SITE ULNE is offering support to the professors, researchers, teachers and staff of its member institutions or French external partners who want to carry out short-term mobility (maximum of 15 days, consecutive or not) at targeted partner universities in the cross-border region. The aim is to deepen and broaden interactions between institutions in the framework of research or academic projects, for example. The mobility has to be carried out between January and July 2020. Applications should be sent by email to the following address: international@isite-ulne.fr, by December 16, 2019 at 2.00 pm, Paris Time. Call for projects - cross-border collaboration short-term mobility Application form

International Research Mobility Grant: Junior Researchers and PhD Students

I-SITE ULNE is offering support to junior researchers (less than 5 years working in the institution) and to PhD students of its founding member institutions who want to carry out an international mobility of minimum 1 month in a foreign university in the framework of their research field. The mobility has to be carried out between January and December 2020 and the maximum grant amount is €2 500. Applications should be sent by email to the following address: international@isite-ulne.fr by December 09, 2019 (11:00 am, Paris Time). Call for projects: International Research Mobility Grant Application form: International Research Mobility Grant

Young researchers

I-SITE ULNE propose to provide up to 10 young permanent researchers with funding for a post-doctoral recruitment (18-24 months) in order to strengthen their research project. Deadline for submission: November 28, 2019 – 11:59pm GMT+1 on https://jeunechercheur.sciencescall.org/

Programme for EArly-stage Researchers in Lille (PEARL) – Selection of research subjects

The I-SITE ULNE is launching the pre-selection of 30 interdisciplinary research projects within the framework of its European PEARL doctoral recruitment programme. At the end, 15 PhD students will be recruited in the consortium's laboratories from September 2020. More information on https://www.pearl-phd-lille.eu/en/researchers/downloadable-documents Deadline for the submission of projects on 28/10/19 at 11am (results of the pre-selection at the end of January 2020)  

Strengthen cross-border collaborations: Short-term mobility grants

I-SITE ULNE is offering support to the professors, researchers, teachers and staff of its member institutions or French external partners who want to carry out short-term mobility (maximum of 15 days, consecutive or not) at targeted partner universities in the cross-border region. The aim is to deepen and broaden interactions between institutions in the framework of research or academic projects, for example. The mobility has to be carried out between October 2019 and April 2020. Results  

Industrial research chairs

The Lille conurbation (MEL) and the I-SITE ULNE jointly launch the 2019 and 2020 editions of the Call for Industrial Research Chairs projects. For the I-SITE ULNE, are eligible: the laboratories of the consortium The I-SITE ULNE can provide a complementary co-financing of 20% maximum of the total eligible cost up to a limit of € 100,000. The application form can be downloaded here and have to be sent to projects@isite-ulne.fr Results - 1st session 2019
  • Deadline on 30 August 30 2019 for a final validation in December 2019
  • Calendar 2020 in progress

Joint call to strengthen collaboration between Ghent and Lille/Hauts-de-France Region: short-term mobility

This joint call aims to reinforce collaborations between I-SITE ULNE (members & national partners) and Ghent University by providing funding for professors, teachers and researchers who wish to carry out a short-term mobility (maximum of 15 days, consecutive or not) at international partner participating in this call. The main goal is to deepen and broaden interactions between institutions in the framework of research and/or academic projects. The mobility must be carried out between July 2019 and August 2020. The project leader must submit the application in English by June 17, 2019 at 11.00 am, GMT+1, by email to international@isite-ulne.fr (for I-SITE ULNE members & French national partners) or Gijs.Coucke@ugent.be (for staff from Ghent University). Results

Strengthen cross-border collaborations: Short-term mobility grants

I-SITE ULNE is offering support to the professors, researchers, teachers and administrative staff of its member institutions or French external partners who want to carry out short-term mobility (maximum of 15 days, consecutive or not) at targeted partner universities in the cross-border region. The aim is to deepen and broaden interactions between institutions in the framework of research or academic projects, for example. PhD students can not submit a project but can participate in a project leaded by someone eligible. The mobility has to be carried out between July 2019 and March 2020. Applications should be sent by email to the following address: international@isite-ulne.fr, by June 13, 2019 at 10.00 am, GMT +1. Results

Call for projects HSS «Cultures, societies and practices in transformation»

Funding of 5 HSS projects of 130 000€ maximum (including at least 50% of a PhD student contract) on the cross-disciplinary theme: Cultures, societies and practices in transformation. Who can apply? Permanent researchers of the consortium belonging to one of the relevant research disciplines (Law, Economics, Management, Literature, Humanities and Social Sciences) Results

Call for expressions of interest VALORISATION HSS – 2nd session

Co-funded by I-SITE ULNE and SATT Nord, this call for expressions of interest aims to highlight any innovation project coming from the research led in Human and Social Sciences laboratories of the I-SITE ULNE consortiumThe duration of the project is between 6 and 8 months, and allows a financing of 30 000 euros maximum (staff, operation, small equipments, services). Funded projects will have to respond to social or societal issues or be linked to an economic activity. Results

Co-supervised doctorates 2019 – University of Kent

6 co-supervised doctorates with the aim of strengthening cooperation between I-SITE ULNE and the University of Kent. Three PhD projects will be funded on the French side (via the present call) and three PhD projects on the British side. Interested applicants may submit a thesis project in any subject field with one or more (co-)supervisors from the University of Kent. The PhD candidates selected via the present call will be principally attached to the research team of the promotor associated with I-SITE ULNE. Successful candidates must spend at least one year in the laboratory of the University of Kent supervisor during the three years of the doctorate. Following a successful doctoral defence, the PhD candidate will obtain a doctoral degree from each institution. Results

Co-supervised doctorates 2019 – Ghent university

6 co-supervised doctorates with the aim of strenghtening cooperation between I-SITE ULNE and Ghent University. Four PhD projects will be funded on the French side (via the present call) and two PhD projects on the Belgian side. Interested applicants may submit a thesis project in any subject field with one or more (co-)promotors from Ghent University. The PhD candidates selected via the present call will be principally attached to the research team of the promotor associated with I-SITE ULNE. Successful candidates must carry out at least six months in the laboratory of Ghent University promotor during the three years of the doctorate. Following a successful doctoral defence, the PhD candidate will obtain a doctoral degree from each institution. Results

ERC Generator 2019

15 grants of 120 K€ maximum to boost the submission of ERC projects. The project will have to include a Post-doctoral recruitment (minimum 12 months). Results

PhD scholarships related to companies / 2nd wave

As part of the call for projects launched by the Region Hauts-de-France (FEDER), financial support of the I-SITE ULNE up to 30% of the budget. The laboratories of the I-SITE ULNE consortium are eligible.

Joint laboratory-company team – 2nd wave

As part of the call for projets launched by the Region Hauts-de-France (FEDER Fund), co-financing within the framework of the three hubs (health, planet, digital)   Support of 100,000 euros maximum per project, up to 20% of the budget. Results

Mobility grants – immersion courses in English in Kent

The I-SITE ULNE Foundation is offering support to teachers-researchers, researchers, teachers and administartive staff of its founding members and national partners in order to realize a 2-week mobility (from June, 30 to July 13 2019) at the University of Kent. During this mobility, the applicants will follow intensive English courses and will meet with their British counterparts.   Results  

Health PhD 2019

I-SITE ULNE will fund 5 to 10 “Health-PhD” thesis grants to allow Medical doctor, pharmacist or orthodontist students to be released from clinical activities during one year (eventually renewable one time). The aim of the call is to allow these students to pursue a University Thesis in the framework of the “Ecole Doctorale Biologie-Santé de Lille”. During this term, the candidate will fully dedicate his or her time to his or her thesis inside the host laboratory. Remuneration will be equivalent to a 4th year intern salary. Call for proposal is available following this link: https://health-phd2019.sciencescall.org/ Results

Short-term mobility grants

I-SITE ULNE is offering support to the PhD students, professors, researchers, teachers and staff of its member institutions or French external partners who want to carry out short-term mobility (maximum of 15 days, consecutive or not) at targeted partner universities in the cross-border region. The aim is to deepen and broaden interactions between institutions in the framework of research or academic projects, for example.

Joint laboratory-company team

As part of the call for projets launched by the Region Hauts-de-France (FEDER Fund), co-financing within the framework of the three hubs (health, planet, digital) Support of 10,000 to 100,000 euros per project, up to 20% of the budget. The following are eligible: the laboratories of the I-SITE ULNE consortium Results

Call for expressions of interest VALORISATION HSS

Co-funded by I-SITE ULNE and SATT Nord, this call for expressions of interest aims to highlight any innovation project coming from the research led in Human and Social Sciences laboratories of the I-SITE ULNE consortium. Funded projects will have to respond to social or societal issues or be linked to an economic activity.   Notice of the call Submission file Financial annex The submission folder has to be sent by email no later than 20 November 2018 to aapshs@sattnord.fr

Sustain & Expand 2

10 interdisciplinary projects of 150 k € maximum:
  • 5 Sustain in order to reinforce the perimeter of excellence (are eligible the researchers and teacher-researchers of PERIDEX),
  • and 5 Expand to extend it (are eligible for researchers and teacher-researchers who are members of the consortium excluding Peridex members).
Careful: External partner institutions may participate in the projects but can not be directly beneficiaries of the funds (including via a repayment). In addition, the I-SITE encourages the holders to formalize their project with the project engineering services of their institution, and reminds that the signature by the person in charge of the establishment is required.