Scientific Committee and Funding Organisations Forum meetings

, by EIG CONCERT-Japan

In the framework of the 3rd Joint Call of the EIG CONCERT-Japan closed on 27th July 2016, 14 project proposals were received and have been reviewed by online evaluators.

The Scientific Committee, comprising one expert nominated by each participating funding organisation and chaired by an independant chairperson, met on 19th September 2016 in Paris. The experts ranked the proposals based on the online evaluations and internal discussion and recommended to the Funding Organisations Forum a list of proposal to be funded.

The Funding Organisations Forum, comprising representatives of each participating funding organisation, met on 20th September 2016 in Paris. The representatives took the final decision on the project proposals to be funded on a consensus basis, based on the recommendations of the Scientific Committee and in consideration of available budget.

The EIG CONCERT-Japan is now pleased to announce that 5 project proposals have been selected for funding in the framework of the 3rd Joint Call on "Food Crops and Biomass Production Technologies".

Coordinators will soon be informed on the results of their project proposal.