Closed calls

SUPPORT TO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIELD OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Funds for this programme have been secured by the Programme for allocation of funds secured by trading emission units through auctions in the Republic of Croatia for the period from 2014 to 2016 by the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund. The programme will be implemented by the Croatian Science Foundation.
The goal of the programme is to support research and development activities in the area of climate change mitigation and adaptation. By attracting Croatian research community to participate actively in resolving national problems connected with climate change, special emphasis is placed on sustainable energy and cooperation betweeen different sectors.   

About the call
Publication date: 1 April 2016
Deadline: 30 June 2016 by 13:00

Principal Investigator:
• Active researcher with PhD  and experience in leading research teams and projects.
• Researcher with significant contribution to the development of science and research.
• Principal Investigator must be permanently employed at a public university, public research institute in the Republic of Croatia or other legal persons performing scientific activity and registered in the Register of scientific organizations of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports or regular member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts . Regular members of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts can be principal investigators even if they are not permanently employed.
• Registered in the Register of researchers of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
Total programme budget : 17.000.000,00 HRK
Maximum funding amount per project: from 500.000,00 HRK to 2.000.000,00 HRK.
Project duration:  1 to 2 years.
Estimated beginning of the project: November -December 2016  

 PARTNERSHIP IN RESEARCH 
Programme supports partnership in research between public universities or public research institutes in the Republic of Croatia and other non-governmental (not funded from the state budget) sources of funding from Croatia and abroad (private companies, local authorities and self-government, foreign foundations and agencies
that fund research, foreign scientific organizations etc.), hereinafter: the Partner Institution.
The programme supports relevant scientific research that can accelerate the development of new and existing companies and attract those representatives of industry and entrepreneurship which will significantly contribute to the economic and technological development of the Republic of Croatia.
Researchers choose their research theme independently. The evaluation considers scientific value, originality and innovativeness of the project, proposed research methodology, economic growth potential as well as the achievements of researchers – Principal Investigator and team members.

About the call:
Call release date: 1 December 2015
Deadline: 29 February 2016 until 13:00 (CET)

Research area: all areas of natural sciences, biomedicine and health, technical
sciences, biotechnical sciences, social sciences, humanities and interdisciplinary
sciences.
Principal Investigator: a distinguished researcher with internationally recognized
achievements in science and/or technology within the field of the proposed project.
Total programme budget: 15.000.000 HRK.
Maximum funding amount per project: HRZZ funds the project with 300.000,00 to
500.000,00 HRK per year, and the maximum funding amount is 1.500.000,00 HRK.
Project duration: from 2 to 3 years.
Estimated beginning of the project: June – July 2016
 
Applications can be submitted by public universities and public research institutes registered in the Republic of Croatia.
Principal Investigator:
Principal investigator should be an outstanding researcher with internationally acknowledged achievements in science and/or technology in the field of the project proposal.
Principal Investigator must be permanently employed at Home Institution or should be employed at the Home Institution for the duration of the project.
(Regular members of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts can be Principal Investigators even if they are not permanently employed at a scientific institution that is also the host institution.)
Partner Institution:
Partner Institution that can provide technical and financial conditions for the project implementation.

All enquiries related to the Call will be accepted only via the following e-mail address:partner@hrzz.hr



YOUNG RESEARCHERS' CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT – TRAINING OF NEW DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Croatian Science Foundation releases this Call in order to enable scientifically active mentors who are engaged in internationally and/or nationally significant issues to involve in their research projects young researchers who wish to participate in scientific research and focus their career towards cutting-edge science. The ultimate goal is the training of new doctoral students who will continue their career in competitive research and/or development of new technologies in the economy. The call has provided funding of annual gross II salary, in the form of grants that will cover two periods, each lasting two years. The first part includes doctoral study and submission of the doctoral thesis topic. Positive evaluation of the achieved results will be a requirement for continuation of funding for the next two years, during which the young scientist is completing his doctoral thesis.
 
Call release date: 15 May 2014
Mentors' application deadline: 13 June until 13:00 CET
Scientists from all scientific fields can apply.
Mentor: scientist with internationally recognized achievements in science and/or technology.
Total programme budget: 30.000.000,00 HRK
Single amount of funding: doctoral student's annual gross II salary
Funding duration: 2 + 2 years
Estimated starting date: fall 2014

DR-6-2014 – Call for proposal
 
Note: Forms provided on the website are examples of forms you will need to fill in directly in the EPP system (in web form).
The registration to the EPP system is possible at all times, while the application to the Call for proposals by filling out online forms will be possible in early June.
If you have already registered in the EPP system (during 2013/2014) the registration for applying to this Call for proposals is not required, so please use the previously obtained identification number.

All enquiries related to the Call will be accepted only via the following e-mail address:doktorandi@hrzz.hr


  INSTALLATION RESEARCH PROJECTS
 
The goal of the Installation research project programme is to establish independent research careers of young scientists. The programme ensures the scientists to establish their own laboratory and/or a research group. At the same time, the institution must support the work of the emerging research group, and demonstrate its support to the young researcher's group even after the completion of the project funded by the Croatian Science Foundation ensuring the transfer of specialized knowledge and the successful development of professionals in the internationally competitive issues.
 
Call release date: 1 October 2013
Application deadline (short and full project proposal): 5 November 2013 until 13:00 (CET)
Research area: all areas of natural sciences, biomedicine and health, technical sciences, biotechnical sciences, humanities and social sciences
Principal Investigator: a scientist who obtained his doctorate degree at least 2 and no more than 7 years prior to the deadline of the Installation Research Projects Call
Total programme budget: 15.000.000 HRK
Maximum funding amount per project: up to 1.000.000 HRK for projects from all scientific areas, except for social sciences and humanities for which the maximum amount of funding is 600.000 HRK
Project duration: 3 years
Estimated starting date: spring 2014

RESEARCH PROJECTS
 
The aim of the Call is to create new knowledge and enhance the existing one (by supporting research, development and technological activities) or knowledge implementation and usage. Basic research that enhances the knowledge of a specific area and is focused on a better understanding of research subject, as well as applied research focused on new knowledge accomplishments and practical goal achievement are funded by this Call for proposals.
 
Call release date: 1 October 2013
Application deadline (short and full project proposal): 5 November 2013 until 13:00 (CET)
Research area: all areas of natural sciences, biomedicine and health, technical sciences, biotechnical sciences, humanities and social sciences
Principal Investigator: a distinguished researcher with internationally recognized achievements in science and/or technology within the field of the proposed project
Total programme budget: 35.000.000 HRK
Maximum funding amount per project: up to 1.000.000 HRK for 4-year projects from all scientific areas, except for social sciences and humanities for which the maximum amount of funding is 600.000 HRK for 4-year projects
Project duration: from 2 to 4 years
Estimated starting date: spring 2014