AREA Science Park, with the financial contribution of the
European Social Fund within the Operational Regional Programme of
Friuli Venezia Giulia region, has developed TALENTS³ Project, the
fourth edition of TALENTS Fellowship Programmes.
The Project is conducted within the long-term strategy for the
internationalisation of the Friuli Venezia Giulia scientific
system, pursued by AREA Science Park within the CER - Coordination
Network of Research institutions of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The Fellowship Programme TALENTS³ offers:
Activity 1: 7 outgoing research grants
to carry out projects at a foreign scientific institution or
enterprise developing R&D activities, located in the territory
of the EUSAIR (Slovenia*, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia,
Montenegro, Albania, Greece) or the future EUSALP (Germany, France,
Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein) macro-regional strategies,
with mandatory return to Friuli Venezia Giulia region; the activity
is addressed to researchers resident in the Friuli Venezia Giulia
Activity 2: 7 incoming research grants
to carry out projects at one of the scientific institutions
belonging to the CER - Coordination Network of Research
institutions of Friuli Venezia Giulia or at one of the enterprises
established in the regional territory and implementing R&D
activities. The activity is addressed to researchers resident in
the territories part of the EUSAIR (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Greece) and of the future
EUSALP (Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
*For the outgoing mobility Slovenia is considered belonging
to EUSAIR macroregion only
The 14 research grants will be awarded in two different
- 1st phase: during year 2015, 4 outgoing and 3
incoming research grants
- 2nd phase: during year 2016, 3 outgoing and 4 incoming
Research projects will be developed as follows:
- 1st phase, start on April the 1st, 2016; end on September the
- 2nd phase, start on April the 1st, 2017; end on
September the 30th, 2018.
For year 2015, the Call for Proposals has expired on
October the 8th 2015.
THE TWO FINAL RANKING LISTS OF THE FIRST CALL FOR
PROPOSALS ARE NOW AVAILABLE:
Click here for the outgoing ranking
Click here for the incoming ranking
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE
WINNING PROJECTS OF THE 1st PHASE OF TALENTS³ FELLOWSHIP
Candidates are free to choose a research topic
within one of the following scientific areas: 1.
Biotechnologies and Diagnostics2.
Material technologies, Mechanics, Physics and
Chemistry3. Ecology, Environment and Energy4.
Information Technology5. Economic, Human
and Social Sciences.
Moreover, research projects must be coherent with the following
technological areas of the Smart Specialisation Strategy of Friuli
Venezia Giulia:1. Agri-food2. Strategic production chains: industry
engineering, home systems3. Maritime technologies4. Smart Health5.
Culture, creativity and tourism.
Beneficiaries and admission criteria
Beneficiaries of Activity 1 and Activity 2 shall be expert
researchers (PhD or at least 3 years of full-time research
activities after graduation). Regarding all the specific
requirements for eligibility, please see TALENTS³ Call for
The eligibility check on the submitted proposals will be carried
out by AREA Science Park, on the basis of the information and data
supplied by candidates.
The selection procedure
The eligible proposals will be evaluated by a Scientific
Selection Committee (SSC), that will include independent and expert
professionals appointed by AREA Science Park at an international
level, in possession of a high expertise in the scientific areas
foreseen by the Project.
TALENTS³ selection procedure will follow the main
principles adopted by the European Commission in the
evaluation of the Marie Curie proposals and in line with the
"European Charter for Researchers" and the "Code of
Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers". The
evaluation criteria and the full procedure are described in details
in the Call for Proposals.
For further information, please write to the TALENTS