Call for proposals — Science in society FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1 Closed!

Objectives

In the terms of the Seventh Framework Programme, activities in the field of Science in Society aim to "stimulate, with a view to building an open, effective and democratic European knowledge-based society, the harmonious integration of scientific and technological endeavour, and associated research policies in the European social web, by encouraging pan-European reflection and debate on science and technology and their relationship with the whole spectrum of society and culture".

Actions

5.1 - First Action Line – A more dynamic governance of the science and society relationship

Activity 5.1.1. Better understanding of the place of science and technology (S&T) in society

  • Area 5.1.1.1 Relationships between science, democracy and law

Activity 5.1.2 Broader engagement to anticipate and clarify political, societal and ethical issues

  • SiS.2013.1.2-1: Mobilisation and Mutual Learning (MML). Action Plans: mainstreaming Science in Society actions in research

Activity 5.1.3 Strengthening and improving the European science system

  • Area 5.1.3.3 Encouraging the debate on information dissemination, including access to scientific results and the future of scientific publications, taking also into account measures to improve access by the public.

5.2 – Second Action Line – Strengthening potential, broadening horizons

Activity 5.2.1 Gender and research

  • Area 5.2.1.1 Strengthening the role of women in scientific research and in scientific decision-making bodies

Activity 5.2.2 Young People and science

  • Area 5.2.2.1 Supporting formal and informal science education in schools as well as through science centres and museums and other relevant means
  • Area 5.2.2.3 Research and Coordination Actions on new methods in science education

 

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 51,70 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 16 January 2013 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Work Programme 2013 - Science in Society (Work programme)
  • Call for proposals — Science in society (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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