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Leader / Deputy Leader: IAV-MA/ANR-FR

Main contributors: MESRT-TN



  Define and implement at least two transnational calls for research projects,

  Improve procedures for launching calls in ARIMNet2,

  Develop the administrative basis for sustainable cooperation between research funders as well as for synergistic and efficient future implementation of joint calls.



Task 2.1 Exploration of funding possibilities depending of the topics: M8-M11 (call 1), M32-M35 (call 2)

Task leader: MESRT-TN, contributors ANR-FR and IAV-MA

In advance to the Call implementation, this task aims at collecting the financial commitments of the participating funding organizations and simultaneously to define funding agencies topics priorities. The possibility to use different funding models such as “virtual common pot model” or “mixed model” will be explored.


Task 2.2 Drafting the Calls texts: M7-M12 (call 1); M31-M36 (call 2)

Task leaders:MIPAAF-IT, coleader INRA-FR

In this task, the call texts (scope of the call, preannouncement) will be drafted based on the results of the WP1.


Task 2.3 Calls preparation and Implementation:M12-M 21 (call 1); M36-M45 (call 2)

Task leaders: Changing task leader: ANR-FR (Call n°1) , IAV-MA (Call n°2)

Participants:All partners participating in joint calls

In this task, tools, procedures and documents for launching joint calls will be developed on basis of experiences made in the ARIMNET and other ERA-NETs.

The aim is to create sustainable mechanisms and documents for call implementation to facilitate each institution to launch transnational calls after the end of the ERA-NET reaching the article 185 under preparation.


Task 2.4 Call evaluation and procedure

The evaluation will be done by an international committee of high-level scientists and external referees. Jointly with the ARIMNet2 partners, they will contribute actively to the elaboration of the database of reviewers. Their reports will be used by the evaluation committee to produce a ranked list that will be communicated to the Call Board for final selection.







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