EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) call announced

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

The National Science Centre (hereinafter: “NCN”) in cooperation with the JPND network (EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research), announces the call for international research projects concerning development of imaging and brain stimulation technologies to diagnose and treat neurodegenerative diseases.

The call for proposals is open to any consortia composed of at least 3 research teams from at least 3 countries participating in the call. The call participants must meet the national requirements of the funding organisations participating in the call.

Countries participating in the call:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, Latvia, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Hungary and Italy.

Application process:

Stage I:

Stage II:

  • international level: the Polish research team prepares a joint full proposal in English in cooperation with its foreign partners and submits it via the electronic submission system of the JPND;
  • national level: the Polish research team prepares an NCN proposal covering the Polish part of the project and submits it to the NCN via the ZSUN/OSF electronic submission system. Instructions for submitting proposals in the OSF/ZSUN submission system are available here.

Call timeline:

  • Submission deadline for joint pre-proposals: 3 March 2020
  • Invitation to submit joint full proposals: May 2020
  • Submission deadline for joint full proposals: 30 June 2020
  • Submission deadline for NCN proposals in ZSUN/OSF: 7 July 2020
  • Call results: December 2020

In the JPND Call 2020, funds may be awarded to cover remuneration for the research team, remuneration and scholarships for students and PhD students, purchase or construction of research equipment and for other costs crucial to the research project.

The total funds allocated by the NCN for the tasks to be performed by Polish research teams in the call amount to EUR 500,000.

The budget of the Polish part of the research project in the joint proposal should be prepared in EUR, with the exchange rate of EUR 1 = PLN 4.2916.

Please read:

  • call documents available on the JPND website (applies to all applicants in the call);
  • detailed information for applicants below and annexes hereto (applies only to entities applying for NCN funding).