The SAF€RA ERA-NET on industrial safety* has launched its first joint call for transnational research projects concerning Human and organizational factors including the value of industrial safety.
The call aims to foster collaboration between researchers from different countries in Europe and from different scientific disciplines, in order to improve safety and the management of technological risks. The total available budget for the present call is 3.4 M€.
Several forms of funding are available:
• research grants for researchers from universities, institutes, research organizations and public firms;
• man-hours for personnel from certain participating institutes and research organizations;
• direct support and loans to firms for research and development activities.
Funding countries participating in this call are Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia and Spain (Basque country and Andalucía).
*SAF€RA is an ERA-NET project entitled “Coordination of European Research on Industrial Safety towards Smart and Sustainable Growth” funded for three years by the European Commission in the 7th Framework Programme. The main objective of the project is to step up the cooperation and coordination of national or regional research activities on industrial safety through networking of programmes, including their mutual opening and the development and implementation of joint activities.
Deadline for submissions: 29 November 2013 at 16.00 CET
More information: http://call.safera.eu
The Call Secretariat: firstname.lastname@example.org
SAF€RA Coordinator, Carita Aschan (FIOH) : email@example.com
SAF€RA Project Manager, Minna Huuskonen (FIOH): firstname.lastname@example.org