Call for proposal – European Foundation Award for responsible research and innovation

by Aurelia Chaise

What is it? The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation invites you to share your responsible research project for a chance to receive €20 000.

Who may apply? Universities, research centres, individual researchers, research consortia, civil society organisations and any other type of organisation involved in a responsible research practice in Europe.

What is the deadline? Application closes on 7 December 2015. After an in-depth analysis of fifteen selected finalists, the awards will be offered to the winners at the end of 2016.

What is the reward? Three prizes of €20 000 each.

What are the eligibility criteria? As participant, you must meet all of the following criteria:

Your scientific research project or research programme addresses a responsible research practice and is conducted by a university, research centre, industry, civil society organization or other type of organization.

Your research coordinator must be located in the European Research Area.

Your research must be on-going or have been finalised not earlier than 2013.

Your coordinator of the research and his/her team must agree to participate in a case study analysis if short-listed by the Award Committee.

Your research team endorses the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity.


For general information (such as practical information on the online application form): contact KBF:

T +32.2.500.4555 or email

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