[ SNSF - Trans-Atlantic Platform | Joint Research call on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR) ]


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Date and time 14.06.2021  
Category Call for proposal

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) for Social Science and Humanities (SSH) aims to enhance the ability of funders, research organizations and researchers to engage in transnational dialogue and collaboration in the field of SSH. The present call is focused on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR).

This Joint Programme is funded by the participating countries’ funding agencies, including the SNSF for Switzerland.

The RRR call aims to address key gaps in our understanding of the dynamic and complex interaction of medium and long-term societal effects of COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants are required to submit novel interdisciplinary and significant SSH research proposals that address one or more of the following five challenges related to COVID-19:

  1. Reducing inequalities and vulnerabilities
  2. Building a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable society
  3. Fostering democratic governance and political participation
  4. Advancing responsible and inclusive digital innovation; and
  5. Ensuring effective and accurate communication and media

Who can apply:
  • Applicants must apply as a transnational research project partnership. Each project must comprise at least three eligible Principal Investigators from at least three different T-AP participating countries from both sides of the Atlantic.
  • The consortium must designate one of the Principal Investigators as the project is Lead Principal Investigator
  • Swiss-based applicants: must be eligible for SNSF Project Funding (see EPFL Instructions for SNSF Project Funding) and cannot participate in more than one proposal per call. The SNSF exclusively funds research conducted for non-commercial purposes. Please contact [email protected] to verify your eligibility for the call. In case of several overlapping SNSF projects, all projects must significantly distinguish themselves from each other.  

Funding & Duration: max. CHF 250’000 for 24-36 months (for this call, the SNSF has allocated CHF 1M).

Timeline of the call:
  • Compulsory Intention to submit form: 14 June 2021
  • Deadline for full proposals: 12 July 2021
  • Earliest starting date: 1 March 2022

Applications must be submitted by the call deadlines via both the online submission system SAGe, hosted by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), and mySNF. Swiss applicants are advised to contact the SNSF (Timothy Ryan) in order to check who is eligible to apply and what costs are eligible before submitting the complete application.

For further information, please have a look at the call webpage, call guidelines, instructions for Swiss-based applicants, compulsory intention to submit form, call summary budget table, online submission tool, as well as the SNSF call announcement.

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