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Call name: SPI Flagship Initiatives Pre-Proposal 2021

Deadline for application: 23 April 2021 12:00

Please complete all mandatory fields and press "Save Draft" or "Submit".

Please fill in the online form below, and upload a proposed programme description and scientific descriptions for each research cluster, using the template provided. Detailed information about the SPI Flagship Initiative funding instrument is available on the SPI website. If you have any questions, please contact grants@swisspolar.ch.

Application form

Part 1: General Information

Applicant

Enter your ORCID iD (e.g.: 0000-0002-1825-0097).
Please create an ORCID iD if you do not already have one
Your name is populated from your ORCID record. If you would like to change it please amend it in ORCID
Your surname is populated from your ORCID record. If you would like to change it please amend it in ORCID
Where applicable, please enter the date on which you were awarded, or expect to be awarded your PhD (use the format mm-yyyy)
Please write a valid email address. You will receive a confirmation email when saving and submitting your application form. This email address will also be used for communication purposes
Phone number e.g.: +41222222222 . Extension can be added with xNN at the end
Please select the organisation(s) to which you are affiliated for the purposes of this proposal. If they are not available amongst the options provided, type the full name and click on “Create”
Please type the names of the group(s) or laboratories to which you are affiliated for the purposes of this proposal
Please enter the professional postal address to which correspondence related to this proposal can be sent. Correspondence will be addressed to the applicant

Proposed programme

Name of the proposed programme
Select all options describing the geographical focus of this programme
More precise location of the proposed programme (not coordinates)
Please select at least 5 keywords that describe the proposed programme. If the keywords you are looking for do not exist, then add each term separately
Date on which the programme to be funded by SPI, is expected to start
Date on which the programme to be funded by SPI, is expected to end
Expected duration of the programme in months
Approximate budget as detailed in programme description including the 5% opportunity fund

Part 2: Research cluster of proposed programme

Research cluster

Title of the research cluster
Select at least 5 keywords that describe the research cluster. If the keywords you are looking for do not exist, then add each term separately

Sub-PI

Add information about one sub-PI per cluster
Sub-PI's ORCID iD (e.g.: 0000-0002-1825-0097)
Name populated from the ORCID record. If you would like to change it, amend it in ORCID
Surname populated from the ORCID record. If you would like to change it, amend it in ORCID
If applicable, enter the date that the sub-PI was awarded their PhD (mm-yyyy)
Enter a valid email address for the sub-PI. Note this email address will not receive a confirmation email upon submission
Phone number e.g.: +41222222222 . Extension can be added with xNN at the end
Select the organisation(s) to which the sub-PI is affiliated for the purposes of this proposal. If they are not available amongst the options provided, type the full name and click on “Create”
Type the names of the group(s) or laboratories to which the sub-PI is affiliated for the purposes of this proposal

Part 3: Proposed programme description

Please fill in the provided proposed programme description template. The programme description is intended to allow the panel to evaluate proposed logistics and coordination of the entire proposed SPI Flagship Initiative, and to assess aspects of multi-disciplinary, outreach and data management. Upload the programme description (part 3), together with the scientific description of each research cluster (part 4), as one PDF file at the end of this online form.

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Part 4: Description of individual research cluster

Please fill in the provided research cluster description template. The research cluster description is intended to allow the panel to evaluate the scientific work proposed to be conducted within each research cluster, as well as the expertise and diversity of the proposed consortium. Upload the programme description (part 3), together with the scientific description of each research cluster (part 4), as one PDF file at the end of this online form.

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Part 5: Document uploads

Please upload the following documents:
Please upload the CVs of the PI and sub-PIs, including publication lists, as one single PDF (free format)
Please upload the programme description (part 3) and scientific description of each research cluster (part 4) as one single PDF file.
Please upload additional relevant documentation as a single PDF file


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After saving your draft proposal you will be able to edit the proposal until the call deadline. Unsubmitted drafts will not be evaluated.
Please make sure to submit the final version of your proposal before the call deadline. Once you have submitted your proposal you will no longer be able to make any modifications.